MHA Westchester Identified to Provide Crisis and Emotional Support Service: NY Project Hope
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The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) has been identified by the New York State Office of Mental Health to provide COVID-19-related crisis and emotional support in Rockland County through NY Project Hope, an initiative funded by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).

Support services are available by phone, TeleHealth and, as needed, in-person five days a week, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. To contact our NY Project Hope team, please call 845-580-2022. Trained staff can help community members learn how to manage the impact of stress, isolation, grief and other challenges stemming from COVID-19. Staff can also connect individuals to additional community resources as needed.

Our trained staff also work with groups to facilitate tailored emotional support group sessions or educational presentations. Requests for group presentations can be accommodated for evening or weekends.

NY Project Hope at MHA of Westchester
311 North Midland Ave.
Nyack, NY 10960

This service is free, confidential and anonymous. Support is available in English, Creole, Spanish, Yiddish and ASL; translation services are also be available for additional languages. Calls received outside of operating hours will be returned on the following business day.

For more information about MHA’s NY Project Hope services and/or employment opportunities, please contact MHA Rockland County Program Coordinator Brian Gens, LCSW at or 914-619-0184, or visit