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Mental Health Resources in NYC

This guide, compiled by Barbara Eisold and Jacob Cohen, is intended to help find free or low-cost mental health services for asylum seekers and other vulnerable persons in the New York City area. Please email any additions or edits to wcchr-continuingcare@med.cornell.edu.

Resources by Region

The Bronx
Einstein Community Health Outreach (ECHO) Clinic
Phone:
718-583-3060
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line
Services for Children:
N/A
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session.
Institute for Family Health: Center for Counseling
Phone:
718-239-1610
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Clinic is unable to give out specific pricing information, but the cost of individual sessions starts extremely low, depending on need.
Montefiore Medical Center: Adult Outpatient Clinic
Phone:
718-920-6215
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, Russian
Services for Children:
N/A
Fee Information:
Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $30 minimum without insurance.
Montefiore Medical Center: Children's Outpatient Clinic
Phone:
718-920-4239
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy
Languages:
English, Spanish
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $30 minimum without insurance.
North Central Bronx Hospital: Behavioral Health Services
Phone:
718-519-3440
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy; assistance with enrolling in medicaid.
Languages:
English, Spanish, other languages offered through interpretation line
Services for Children:
No.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Accepts all insurance; sliding scale, $20 minimum without insurance.
Brooklyn
Beverly Mack Harry Consulting Services
Phone:
718-363-0100
Services Provided:
Wide variety of counseling services.
Languages:
English, Creole.
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, no advanced pricing information available.
Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #1
Phone:
718-802-0666
Web:
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, others may be available upon request
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.
Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #2
Phone:
718-230-5100
Web:
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, others may be available upon request
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.
Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM) Brooklyn #3
Phone:
718-935-9201
Web:
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
England, Spanish, others may be available upon request
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.
Lutheran Medical Center: Healthy Connections
Phone:
718-630-7991
Services Provided:
Individual and play therapy; psychological assessments.
Languages:
English, Spanish
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $15 minimum per session.
Lutheran Medical Center: Sunset Terrace Mental Health Center
Phone:
718-437-5210
Services Provided:
Weekly individual counseling.
Languages:
English, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $15 minimum per session.
Long Island
Long Island University, CW Post Campus: Psychological Services Center
Phone:
516-299-3211
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy; psychological testing.
Languages:
English, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $5 minimum per session, $50 intake fee.
Manhattan
Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture
Phone:
212-562-8713
Services Provided:
Comprehensive medical and mental health care; legal assistance.
Languages:
Services for Children:
Fee Information:
City College: The Psychological Center
Phone:
212-650-6602
Services Provided:
Individual psychotherapy, group counseling, psychological testing.
Languages:
English, Spanish
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, starting at $3-$5 per session.
Columbia University Teachers College: Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Service
Phone:
212-678-3262
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English only.
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $7 minimum per session without insurance.
Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM)
Phone:
212-564-3107
Web:
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, others may be available upon request
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $35 minimum per session without insurance. Accepts Medicaid and Medicare.
Family Health Center of Harlem
Phone:
212-423-4200
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, Bangladeshi
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
$30 minimum for intake, individual sessions start at less – call for pricing information.
Lenox Hill Hospital: Outpatient Center for Mental Health
Phone:
212-434-3365
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English
Services for Children:
N/A
Fee Information:
Sliding scale, $23 minimum per session; $54 intake fee.
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College: Trauma Treatment Program
Phone:
212-821-0783
Services Provided:
Individual, group, and family therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish, call for updated information on other languages.
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $14 minimum without insurance; intake fee is equal to one session.
Pace University: McShane Center for Psychological Services
Phone:
212-346-1730
Services Provided:
Individual psychotherapy.
Languages:
English
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session; $50 intake fee. No insurance accepted.
St. Francis Counseling Center
Phone:
212-736-8500
Services Provided:
Individual therapy.
Languages:
English, Spanish available through referral
Services for Children:
N/A
Fee Information:
Approximately $30 per session depending on need, intake fee equal to one session.
Multi-Neighborhood
Sanctuary for Families
Phone:
212-349 - 6009 EXT. 221
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy, legal assistance including health insurance enrollment.
Languages:
English, Spanish, French, Urdu, Chinese
Services for Children:
Yes, therapy is available to children.
Fee Information:
All services free.
Queens
Asian Outreach Center: Queens #1
Phone:
718-889-9699
Services Provided:
Individual psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Languages:
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session.
Asian Outreach Center: Queens #2
Phone:
718-358-8288
Services Provided:
Individual psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Languages:
English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
Low cost. Sliding scale, $25 minimum per session.
Libertas Center
Phone:
718-334-6209
Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy, additional services available through referral.
Languages:
All languages are available for the intake process, through an interpretation company; Multiple languages are offered for counseling services, call for updated language information.
Services for Children:
Yes, all services.
Fee Information:
All services free.

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