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Suffolk County Identifies Agencies Participating in Project Hope

  • 6 December 2012
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Suffolk County Identifies Agencies Participating in Project Hope

Grant program offers crisis counseling to residents in communities affected by Sandy

The Division of Community Mental Hygiene has identified six experienced mental health agencies to participate in Project Hope, an initiative that is providing brief crisis counseling, outreach and education to residents in those communities that were hard hit by Super Storm Sandy.

Project Hope is a mental health and community awareness grant program that is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health in partnership with local governments.  Suffolk County will receive $972,209 in grant funding to implement the immediate phase of the program.  It is expected that the program will receive additional funding over a period that will span approximately nine months. 

The provider organizations have been assigned geographic areas and/or specific target populations.  Following are the agencies, primary contacts, phone numbers, and geographic areas:

 

Agency

Telephone

Location

Adelante


631-342-1049 x 14

Brentwood,

Central Islip, Hispanic Community

631-234-1049 x 14

Clubhouse of Suffolk

631-471-7242 x 1319

Town of Brookhaven, Ronkonkoma, Riverhead, Veterans

Family Service League

631-369-0104 x 12

Towns of Huntington, Smithtown, Eastern Long Island

Federation of Organizations

631-669-5355 x 1003

Town of Babylon, Islip

FEGS


631-691-7080 x 238

Amityville, Copiague

Hands Across Long Island

631-234-1925 x 307

Suffolk County Outreach

 

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