About ACMH

ACMH Serves Hundreds Daily in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx in the Following Programs:

  • ACMH Care Management Services has assisted adults to manage chronic mental health, substance use, and medical conditions since 2002. Under contract with Medicaid Health Homes and the NYC DOHMH, the program provides outreach, engagement and care coordination serving hundreds of persons daily.

  • Treatment Apartment Programs, licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) since 1978, serve 90 clients in apartments leased throughout Manhattan and Queens. Residents receive rehabilitative services in their home, helping them gain skills for greater independence.

  • The Supported Apartment Program, opened in 1993, offers 238 permanent housing opportunities in Scattered Site settings throughout Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as supportive case management services. Funding comes from OMH and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH). 

  • Independence House, a 24-bed OMH-licensed single room community residence for formerly homeless adults, was opened in 1994 in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. 

  • Garden House opened in the East Village in 1997 with funding from OMH and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This licensed apartment program serves 19 residents. The garden was made possible by a generous gift from a private donor.

  • Garden House Respite offers a short-term stay for up to 3 guests experiencing crisis or transitioning from hospitalization in a home-like setting offering round the clock peer support. 

  • Sabra Goldman House, named after our visionary former Executive Vice President, is a 51 bed single room community residence which opened in Queens Village in 2003.

  • 74 Avenue A, is a 55 bed single room community residence which opened in Queens Village in January 2012. Capital funding was a combination of OMH financing and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) private equity investment. 74 Avenue A specializes in offering culturally competent services to Chinese and Korean residents in their primary language.

  • Markus Gardens, opened in March 2014, in Jamaica, Queens provides permanent housing in studio apartments for adults and shared apartments for 16 young adults, ages 18-25, to promote positive youth development and transition to independence. Capital funding was provided by OMH and LIHTC equity. Generous seed money was provided from private donors including the estate of Rita Markus.

  • E. 144th Street Affordable Housing, opened in July 2014 in Mott Haven in the Bronx and provides studio apartments for 22 adults and 20 young adults with mental illness and 18 low-income units for community singles and families. Capital funding is a combination of LIHTC equity and OMH debt service, with an early-stage development grant from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and acquisition loan from the Corporation for Supportive Housing. 


Our Mission, Vision and Values

ACMH promotes the wellness and recovery of persons with mental illness living in New York City.

Our Vision is That ACMH Will:

  • Promote the Integration of Its Consumers into the Community

  • Empower Its Consumers to Grow and Achieve Their Goals

  • Assist Families to Support Consumers

  • Become a Benchmark for Innovation and Excellence

  • Be the Workplace of Choice in Community Mental Health

  • Expand to Serve More People in More Communities


What We Value: