ACMH SERVICES

ACMH enables adults to develop skills and access treatment, services and supports in the community in order to attain goals important to them. ACMH serves more than 1,500 individuals and households daily through the following programs

ACMH services reduce hospitalization, incarceration and homelessness by facilitating increased participation in wellness self-management, engagement with outpatient care, connection to social, peer and natural supports, education, and employment.

ACMH HOUSING

ACMH provides rehabilitative services and supports in the home in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx.

Markus Gardens

Made possible by a generous bequest from the Estate of Rita Markus, Markus Gardens, opened in March 2014 on 171st Street in Jamaica, Queens. This supportive housing project of ACMH Inc. in New York, NY provides permanent housing in 60 studio apartments for adults and shared apartments for 16 young adults, ages 18-25, with the aim of promoting positive youth development and transition to independence. A special recognition was made to long-time friend and generous donor Betty Wold Johnson. The Betty Wold Johnson Solarium at Markus Gardens was named in her honor.

Independence House

Independence House is an OMH-licensed Single Room Community Residence (CR-SRO) for formerly homeless adults. The program is located in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A four-story building provides private rooms for 24 residents. This community residence prepares residents for a move to a more independent setting. The building has 24 hour staffing with a full range of onsite services assisting clients to develop independent living skills.

74 Avenue A

74 Avenue A is a 55 bed single room community residence which opened in Queens Village in January 2012.  74 Avenue A provides residents with the support needed to live successfully in the community and the skills training to facilitate a move to a more independent setting. 74 Avenue A specializes in offering culturally competent services to Chinese and Korean residents in their primary language.

Sabra Goldman House

Sabra Goldman House is a beautifully renovated building located in Queens Village. It provides 24 hour staffing on site and private rooms for 51 residents. This OMH-Licensed CR-SRO provides residents with the support needed on an ongoing basis to live successfully in the community, while also providing skills training to facilitate a move to a more independent setting.

Garden House

Garden House is a transitional OMH-licensed residential program for formerly homeless adults consisting of spacious one bedroom apartments in a six story building.  Located in the East Village, Garden House provides 24 hour staffing and a full range of on-site services designed to assist clients to attain greater independence.  One of its unique characteristics is the tranquil garden which lends the building its name.

Crisis Respite

Crisis Respite is a home-like setting for a short-term stay during a psychiatric crisis or in the transition from hospitalization. Crisis Respite is staffed by a licensed mental health counselor and 24/7 support from peers with lived experience as consumers of mental health services.

E. 144th Street Affordable Housing

Located on E. 144th in Mott Haven in the Bronx, this affordable housing project, which opened its doors in June 2014, provides 22 studio apartments for formerly homeless adults with a mental illness, 20 studio apartments for young adults, and 18 units affordable to low income households from the community.

Treatment Apartment Programs

Treatment Apartment Programs serve 90 clients in both Manhattan and Queens, in scattered site apartments licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). Treatment Apartments provide community rehabilitative services in the home setting. Staff visits clients in their apartments, as needed, in order to provide training for independent living. An Emergency Pager system gives clients access to mental health professionals around the clock.

The Supported Apartment Program

The ACMH Supported Apartment Program is comprised of 258 scattered site apartment beds in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. With rent subsidies form the State of New York, residents are able to secure affordable permanent housing.  Staff makes regular visits to the residents in their homes and provides services according to an individualized support plan.  An Emergency on-Call system provides clients’ access to mental health professionals around the clock.