NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSE

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides crisis prevention and response services to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities or complex behavioral/mental health needs, their families and caregivers with the goal of enabling individuals to remain in their home or community. Offers needs assessment develops and individualized crisis plan, recommends preventive and coping strategies for families/caregivers and provides referrals to appropriate agencies. Provides short-term therapeutic in-home supports, therapeutic emergency and planned Resource Center services for enrolled individuals. Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to community partners and organizations.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
EligibilityIndividuals age 6 and older with a developmental disability, or complex behavioral health need, *OWPDD eligibility determination is required.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameSeth Chandler & Dr. Julia Laevsky
Contact's PhoneSeth Chandler (631)416-3885; Dr. Julia Laevsky (631)416-3950
Contact's Emailseth.x.chandler@opwdd.ny.gov;julia.x.laevsky@opwdd.ny.gov
Physical Site Address 144 Holland Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12229-0001
Mailing Address 144 Holland Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12229-0001
Main Phone(516)870-1647
Web Addresswww.opwdd.ny.gov/ny-start/home
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (OPWDD)
This Program: NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
Affiliated Services: NYSTART, CRISIS PREVENTION AND RESPONSE