Crisis Services/Mental Health: Crisis Respite Centers

Crisis Respite Centers

Crisis Respite Center provide an alternative to hospitalization for people experiencing emotional crises. They are warm, safe and supportive home-like places to rest and recover when more support is needed than can be provided at home. The Crisis Respite Centers offer stays for up to one week and provide an open-door setting where people can continue their daily activities. Trained peers and non-peers work with individuals to help them successfully overcome emotional crises.  The Crisis Respite Centers offer activities such as:

  • 24-hour peer support
  • self-advocacy education
  • psycho-education
  • self-help training
  • social support groups
  • recreational activities
  • linkage to medical and psychiatric providers

The DOHMH Community Partners that are Operating Crisis Respite Centers

COMMUNITY  ACCESS, INC.  - Crisis Respite Center (Manhattan)
315 2nd Avenue       
New York, NY 10003
Phone : 646-257-5665, x 8401
Website

RIVERDALE  MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - Crisis Respite Center (Bronx)
640-642 West 232nd Street
Bronx, NY 10463
Phone : 718-884-2992

SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED - Crisis Respite Center (Brooklyn)
2118 Union Street       
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Phone : 347-505-0870

TRANSITIONAL SERVICES FOR NEW YORK - Crisis Respite Center (Queens)
80-45 Winchster Blvd.
Queens Village, NY 11427
Phone : 718-464-0375