Behavioral Health Services

Building Blocks for Life

COVID-19: During this crisis, you are not alone. All CARES services, including evaluations and therapeutic services are available via telehealth including telephone and video options in the privacy of your home at no cost!

Call 212-420-1970 ext.123 or email pratz@caresnyc.org to request services.

The CARES Behavioral Health Clinic is licensed to provide services for children, adults and families. If you are struggling with mental health concerns, you don’t have to navigate these difficult situations alone. Counseling and support groups are available for children, adolescents, and adults. Services can address the challenges of ADHD, ODD, anxiety, depression, trauma, marital issues and other family concerns. The CARES multilingual professional team consists of licensed psychologists and social workers experienced treating children, adults and family units.

Therapeutic Options

Individual counseling and support group opportunities are available for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as their caregivers and other family members. These services employ a strength based approach to target difficult behaviors, improve deficits, develop coping skills, and enhance overall well-being. Services are custom designed to meet the needs of each child, adult and their unique family situation to support the individual and to enhance the competency, confidence and well-being of caregivers.

A variety of counseling options and support groups are available

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group social skills training
  • Parent support and counseling - individual
  • Parent Support Group.

Psychiatric Consultation and Medication Management

Psychiatric consultation is available to diagnose children and adults with mental health conditions and to manage treatment options. If medication is warranted, medication management services are also available.

** We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most major insurance plans as full or partial payment. Call for participating plans.

CARES STAFF SPEAK:
Mandarin
Cantonese
Spanish
Hebrew & more

Transportation Reimbursement is Available for Eligible Individuals

To schedule an intake call Pearl Ratz @212-420-1970 ext.123, fax your documents to
212-420-1906 or email pratz@caresnyc.org. Please click here, complete the referral form, save and attach it to your request for a clinical service.

Please submit a current insurance card, any previous evaluation, IEPs and recent medical information to determine eligibility for these services.