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Choice of New Rochelle, Inc.

Choice of New Rochelle, Inc.

 

Choice of New Rochelle, Inc.
420 North Avenue (2nd Floor)
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Contact Person: Stephanie Fessenben, Case Management
Demetrius Moyston, Program Dir and Advocacy Homeless Outreach
Phone Number: (914) 576-0173
Fax Number: (914) 576-0178
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web address: http://www.choiceofny.org/
Number of Yrs in Service: 8
Mission
Statement:
Helping, encouraging and supporting persons who, like ourselves, have used mental health services. CHOICE offers peer advocacy, homeless outreach, case management and related services in a friendly environment. We bring our programs to people who have been underserved and require assistance to obtain vital services. We seek to help people become fully empowered, independent and integrated into the wider community.

CHOICE provides case management, homeless outreach and advocacy.
All services, with the exception of Medicaid case management, are free of charge

Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired   Visually Impaired  
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured  
Developmental Disabilities   Physical Disabilities  
Learning Disabilities   Autism  
Medically Fragile    
Other Disabilities: Alcohol and substance addiction. Co-occurring disabilities (mental illness and chemical dependency) AKA MICA.


Ages Served:

0 to 5   22 to 65 x
6 to 21 (MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD AND A WESTCHESTER COUNTY RESIDENT. x 65 and over x


Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking    Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:

 


Education Services Provided: *

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education: *As case managers we link clients (upon request) to educational support services.
 


Transportation Services Provided: *

Public   Travel Training  
Private      
Other Transportation: *We assist eligible individuals in obtaining transportation to and from medical appointments.
 


Housing Services Provided: *

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing: *We assist clients in applying for various programs and are present at the county's single point of access housing meetings to advocate on their behalf.
 


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided: *

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services: *We obtain legal aid for clients upon request. 
 


Medical Services Services Provided: *

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services: *We are not a clinical service provider but we assist clients by monitoring appointments, providing transport when needed and making referrals.
 


Vocational Services Services Provided: *

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services: *As case managers we link clients to vocational services upon request.