THE ADVOCACY PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers individuals with mental illness the opportunity to receive support from someone who has lived the experience.
The peer advocates facilitate support groups in local hospitals as well as provide support to individuals. There is a sincere genuineness and understanding that is involved in this type of support and it allows individuals to begin thinking about their recovery journey. The peers are trained in evidence based practices and offer a great sense of hope and empowerment for a brighter future.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
EligibilityAdults in recovery from mental illness as well as family members and professionals serving this population.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJoanne Bentivegna
Contact's PositionProgram Manager
Physical Site Address 1456 Waverly Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPatchogue, NY 11772
Mailing Address 1456 Waverly Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipPatchogue, NY 11772
Main Phone(631)447-6460 x2203
Web Addresswww.fedoforg.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateSep18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
FEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
This Program: THE ADVOCACY PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: THE ADVOCACY PROGRAM