FAMILY TIES SIBLING DIAGNOSTIC AND GROUP HOME

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers diagnostic and emergency placement for sibling groups removed from their homes or in the process of placement transition. The program can accommodate 12 children and offers a 24 hour professionally supervised environment. The program provides crisis and preventive respite services for youth and their siblings. Referrals must come from Nassau or Suffolk County Departments of Social Services as well as the Mental Health Crisis Respite Bed System.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
 
Client Information
EligibilitySibling groups ages 6 months to 18 years old at time of intake and ages 12 and under for single child placements. The children must be in the custody of the Department of Social Services or eligible for service through the Mental Health Crisis Respite Bed System. Access to all Emergency Housing for Homeless Persons Required a Referral by a DSS office location/hotline operator. For Nassau County, please call (516)227-8519 or the evening/emergency number at (516)573-8626. For Suffolk County, please call (631)854-9517 or the evening/emergency number at (631)854-9100. If you are ineligible for DSS services, please call Long Island Coalition for the Homeless at (631)464-4314.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation24 hours/7 days a week
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameLisa Losimo
Contact's PositionLCSW, Program Supervisor
Contact's Emailllosimo@hfyny.org
Physical Site Address 1201 Dixon Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipAmityville, NY 11701
Mailing Address 1201 Dixon Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipAmityville, NY 11701
Main Phone(631)666-9333
Fax(631)691-5104
Web Addresswww.hfyny.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateMar18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
HOPE FOR YOUTH, INC.
This Program: FAMILY TIES SIBLING DIAGNOSTIC AND GROUP HOME
Affiliated Services: FAMILY TIES SIBLING DIAGNOSTIC AND GROUP HOME