Elmcor provides comprehensive drug rehabilitation services using two modalities:  Outpatient and Residential.

Outpatient Treatment

15+ YEARS OF AGE – Our Rehabilitation/Outpatient Treatment program is a medically-supervised Article 32 program that offers culturally-age and gender-specific intensive and non-intensive services to individuals struggling with co-occurring and substance use disorders. Though our treatment services are covered by Medicaid and/or private insurance, we ensure that services remain affordable for participants who are uninsured and/or undocumented by utilizing a sliding scale for fees. No one will be denied treatment due to financial hardships. Our schedule is flexible, providing participant’s access to services in the day and/or evening.  Treatment services are confidential, developed with individualized service plans which are person-centered, family- focused. Incorporating evidence-based, trauma-informed, goal-oriented prevention strategies to provide a pathway for treatment services are confidential, developed with individualized service plans which are person-centered, family- focused. Incorporating evidence-based, trauma-informed, goal-oriented prevention strategies to provide a pathway for healthy and productive living. Services include – assessments, individual, group, family and vocational counseling; relapse prevention; anger management, intimate partner violence, parenting skills workshops, family reunification groups; intervention services within the community and more.  Physical and mental health evaluations are conducted and medically assisted treatment employed as needed.

For program inquiries please contact Noreen Etienne, Outpatient Director  at 718-651-0096 (Ext 205) or via email at n.etienne@elmcor.org

Intensive Residential Program

18+ YEARS OF AGE – Elmcor offers a 51-bed ultra-modern facility for adult men and women with chronic substance use disorders.  Residents are assessed for person-centered, family-focused, community connected care. All services are confidential and available to anyone in need of intensive Substance Use Disorder rehabilitation and recovery.  No one will be denied treatment due to financial hardships.  Our comprehensive residential services are provided using a modified therapeutic community/self-help model that includes the following components:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Gender-specific groups,
  • Vocational training,
  • Health education,
  • Relapse prevention,
  • Mental health evaluations and psychopharmacology.

Specialized therapeutic informative sessions incorporating our trauma-informed care and evidence-based approaches also guide the delivery of family reintegration, and parenting skills help participants achieve and sustain positive life outcomes. Prior to completing our residential program, Elmcor partners with the courts, various divisions of the legal system, as well as the Administration for Children’s Services, as well as various foster care agencies and the Human Resources Administration to ensure participants are provided with the supports that promote healthy and seamless community and family reintegration.

For program inquiries please contact Eric Hutchinson, Residential Services Director  at 718-651-0096 (Ext 219) or via email at e.hutchinson@elmcor.org ; and Linda Booth, Clinical Director – Quality Assurance at 718-651-0096 (Ext.212) or via email at l.booth@elmcor.org

L.E.A.P – Leading the Elevation of Alternative Pathways. 

Elmcor’s L.E.AP program is a part of State Targeted Response to the growing Opioid crisis. It is concentrated on engaging individuals in their communities by way of employing mobile clinical services and linking people to other related services such as substance use treatment services, telepractice, Medication Assisted Treatment, and peer engagement services.  Elmcor’s mobile unit is a state of the art “rolling clinic”, staffed with a Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Counselor, Recovery Peers and access to a Medical Doctor. These services will be targeted to areas of Queens County.

For program inquiries please contact Denielle Francis, Clinical Director – Program Development at 718-651-0096 (Ext 204) or via email at d.francis@elmcor.org ; and Noreen Etienne, Outpatient  Director at 718-651-0096 (Ext 205) or via email at n.etienne@elmcor.org

We C.A.R.E – Compassion, Awareness, & Respect for Everyone.

This program is designed to meet the needs of those with Substance Use Disorders and/or HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. Elmcor provides Health Education and Interventions for Substance Use Disorders, HIV and Hepatitis, as well as HIV/HCV, testing and substance abuse risk assessments. Participants engage in evidence-based individual and group sessions that address trauma and healthy life choices to decrease the risk of HIV and substance abuse. Participants receive case management and are linked to medical, mental health, and substance treatment services.  Services are provided in English and Spanish.  The program services all of Queens, Harlem, and the South Bronx.  All services are confidential and available to anyone.

For program inquiries please contact Gladys Jennerjahn, SAMSHA Program Coordinator at 718-651-0096 (Ext 246) or via email at g.jennerjahn@elmcor.org

Health & Community Based Services (HCBS)

This year Elmcor will launch HCBS; Medicaid services for individuals in home and community locations. Serving participants where they are comfortable and promoting community integration; increasing opportunities for competitive employment and sustainable recovery.

For program inquiries please contact Denielle Francis, Clinical Director – Program Development at 718-651-0096 (Ext 204) or via email at d.francis@elmcor.org ; and Noreen Etienne, Outpatient  Director at 718-651-0096 (Ext 205) or via email at n.etienne@elmcor.org

Behavioral Health NYC IPA, LLC (BHNYC)

Elmcor is one of ten community-based behavioral health care agencies that have joined together to establish the Behavioral Health NYC IPA, LLC (BHNYC), an independent practice association (IPA) in New York City. BHNYC was established with a mission to provide rapid access to mental health and substance abuse services that are embedded in the community and delivered by culturally-competent and linguistically diverse clinicians serving individuals and families with complex needs across their lifespan. For further information visit the website @ BHNYC