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OASAS Certified Programs with Veterans-Specific Treatment Services

If you are a veteran or if you know a veteran who is in need of treatment for an alcohol or drug problem, there are OASAS-certified treatment programs where you can go for help. While all OASAS-certified programs offer quality care, the following programs have dedicated a portion of their resources specifically to serving veterans. In most cases, these are components within a larger program that focuses on meeting the needs of veterans or active military personnel. Many of the following programs provide services that are geared specifically to healing the trauma of service and combat exposure in particular. In many instances these programs are staffed by veterans themselves and are structured to support an environment of respect and dignity that focuses on military values and culture.

 

Program and Location

Capacity
(Beds)

Veterans-Specific Services Offered

Contact Phone, Email & Website

Samaritan Village, Inc.

Ed Thompson Veterans Center
13015 89th Road
Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Intensive Residential Treatment Program

50

This residential program for 50 male veterans provides a clinical culture grounded in trauma-informed care, military pride and patient-centered care. Services include: substance abuse treatment; individualized case management; 12-Step theme lectures, on-site medical services; HIV Prevention lectures, pre/post test counseling; family reunification counseling; on-site 12-Step meeting; Seeking Safety & Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT). Other services include: individual and group therapy; individualized treatment planning; milieu therapy facilitated by substance abuse specialists; vocational services; recreational therapy and anger management training.

James McFarlane, Director
james.mcfarlane@samaritanvillage.org

(718) 849-3582

www.samaritanvillage.org

Samaritan Village, Inc.

Women Veterans Program
751 Briggs Highway
Ellenville, NY 12428

Intensive Residential Treatment Program

25

Samaritan’s Women Veterans Program provides a clinical culture grounded in trauma-informed care, military pride and patient-centered care. Services include: substance abuse treatment; individualized treatment planning; intensive case management; trauma-informed care; prolonged exposure therapy, gender-informed care; health & wellness services; mental health/ MST & PTSD treatment services; family reunification services; vocational rehabilitation; individualized discharge planning; and Seeking Safety and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT).

Sharon Gingola, MA, LMSW, Director
sharon.gingola@samaritanvillage.org

(845) 647-4592, Ext. 3190

www.samaritanvillage.org

Samaritan Village, Inc.

43rd Street Veterans Program
327 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10043

Intensive Residential Treatment Program

48

This residential program for 48 male veterans provides a clinical culture grounded in trauma-informed care, military pride and patient-centered care. Services include: substance abuse treatment services; individualized case management;12-Step theme lectures, run by mental health professionals; on-site medical services; HIV Prevention lectures, pre/post test counseling; family reunification counseling; on-site 12-Step meeting; pharmacological intervention; E.M.D.R. therapy for PTSD and Seeking Safety & Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT).Other services include:individual and group therapy; individualized treatment planning; milieu therapy facilitated by substance abuse specialists; vocational services; recreational therapy and anger management training.

Beverly Houston, Director
beverly.houston@samaritanvillage.org

Charles Jennings, Clinical Director
charles.jennings@samaritanvillage.org

(212) 333-5445

www.samaritanvillage.org

Veteran’s Outreach Center, Inc.

Otto House
290 Cypress Street
785-791 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620

Supportive Living Program

14

 

Otto House provides a range of services for male veterans including:intensive case management; housing crisis interventions,. permanent housing choices, individual counseling and coaching, food pantry resources, personal budgeting assistance, employment and educational assistance, benefits counseling, wellness/health/ fitness resources, and community volunteer opportunities. Veterans Outreach Center also utilizes veteran-to-veteran peer mentors available through Compeer Vet Resource Corp.

Judy Gilbert, CASAC - Director of Residential Services
judy.gilbert@veteransoutreachcenter.org

(585) 506-9060
1-866-906-VETS(8387)

www.veteransoutreachcenter.org

Cazenovia Recovery Systems, Inc.

Liberty Hall
Veterans Administration Main Building No.1 - 1st Floor,
222 Richmond Avenue
Batavia, NY 14020

Community Residence Program

18

Cazenovia's Liberty Hall provides community residential services for 18 homeless male veterans. This program is situated within the VA Campus in Batavia providing direct and easy access to VA services for eligible program participants, such as the compensated work program offered at the VA facilities in Batavia and Buffalo.

Peter Harrington, Program Site Supervisor
PHarrington@cazenoviarecovery.org

(585) 343-3094

Website under development

Reality House, Inc.

8-13 Astoria Boulevard, Queens, NY 11102

Community Residence Program

30

Reality House’s community residence,offers services for a total of 30 homeless male veterans. These services provide a structured therapeutic milieu while residents are concurrently enrolled in an outpatient chemical dependence services. Community residential services provide the following either directly or by referral: vocational services,such as assessment, job skills training and employment readiness training; Individuals appropriate for this level of care include persons who are homeless or whose living environment is not conducive to recovery and maintaining abstinence.

Onaje Muid, Director of Clinical Services
omuid@realityhouseny.com

(212) 281-6004

www.realityhouseny.com

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

28 East Main Street
Clifton Springs, NY 14332

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

FLACRA offers outpatient services tailored to male and female veterans at four separate locations. Services include: group and individual counseling; education about, orientation to, and opportunity for participation in, relevant and available self help groups; alcohol and substance abuse disease awareness and relapse prevention; HIV and other communicable disease, education, risk assessment, supportive counseling and referral; and family treatment. In addition, social and healthcare services, skill development in accessing community services, activity therapies, information and education about nutritional requirements, and vocational and educational evaluation.

Bill Fox, Director of Treatment Services
bill.fox@flacra.org

(315) 462-9466

www.flacra.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

Victory House
377 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Supportive Living Program

8

Victory House is a supportive living program for 8 male veterans that provides an alcohol-and drug-free environment which stresses the peer support of fellow residents to help maintain abstinence. Residents receive assistance and guidance in developing the skills and strengths necessary to maintain abstinence and readapt to independent living in the community while receiving the minimal clinical and peer support provided by this residential environment.

Christina Allen, Manager
Christina.allen@flacra.org

(315) 462-9466

www.flacra.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

621 Church Street
Newark, NY 14513

Community Residence Program

22

FLACRA’s community residence at this location serves 22 homeless male veterans, providing a structured environment conducive to recovery.. Services include vocational assessment, job skills training and employment readiness training. Residents are concurrently enrolled in outpatient services.

Leslie Kozlowski, Manager leslie.kpzlowski@flacra.org

(315) 462-9466

www.flacra.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

Maxwell Hall
28 East Main Street
Clifton Springs, NY 14332

Community Residence Program

18

FLACRA’s Maxwell Hall community residence offers services for 18 homeless male veterans and provides a structured environment conducive to recovery for residents. Services include vocational assessment, job skills training and employment readiness training. Residents are concurrently enrolled in outpatient services.

Shari Schnell, Manager shari.schnell@flacra.org

(315) 462-9446

www.flacra.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

Maxwell Hall
28 East Main Street
Clifton Springs, NY 14332

Medically Monitored Withdrawal Program

22

At Maxwell Hall, services are provided for 22 male veterans who are intoxicated by alcohol and/or substances, suffering from mild withdrawal complications, or who may be in danger of relapse. These services do not require physician direction or direct supervision by a physician and provide a safe environment to complete withdrawal and secure referral to the next level of care.

Beth Clark, Manager
Beth.clark@flacra.org

(315) 462-9466

www.flacra.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

Cadence Square Safe Haven
400 Fort Hill Avenue
Building 14
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Community Residence Program

15

Accommodating both male and female veterans, this community residence provides a drug and alcohol free environment for veterans. This allows them to utilize the tools of recovery while living in the fellowship of others who have shared experiences. Areas that are addressed include: mental health; primary health care; and social, vocational and/or educational needs. Credentialed qualified staff oversee the Community Residence 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Staff has extensive expertise and training in veterans-specific evidence-based practices. Referrals are made through the Program Manager with VA approval necessary as well.

Janna King
Program Manager
janna.king@flacra.org

(585) 919-2440

www.cadencesquare.org

Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc. (FLACRA)

Cadence Square Supportive Living Apartments
400 Fort Hill Avenue
Building 14
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Supportive Living Program

11

Located one floor above the Safe Haven Community Residence in Building 14, the 11-bed Supportive Living Apartments provide the male and female veterans with the opportunity to continue their recovery in a similar but less structured and more independent living environment. This permits the veteran to develop the skills and resources needed to gain a measure of self-sufficiency. Supportive Living veterans continue to receive support from FLACRA and VA staff including but not limited to medical services as well as ongoing counseling for their substance abuse issues. Referrals are made through the Program Manager.

Christina Allen, Manager
christina.allen@flacra.org

(315) 462-9466

www.cadencesquare.org

Loyola Recovery Foundation, Inc.

Bath VA Medical Center
76 Veterans Avenue
Bath, NY 14180

Medically Supervised Inpatient Withdrawal Program

25

Through its site located within the Bath VA Medical Center, Loyola provides sub-acute detoxification from substance use disorders, transportation, recovery planning, establishment of VA Benefits and placement in Supportive Services within the VA system or within the community.The service is fully integrated within the VA Health System.

Kimberly Anger, RN, Program Director
kanger@loyolarecovery.org

(607) 664-5800

www.loyolarecovery.org

Realization Center, Inc.

9 Union Square West
7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

Realization Center, Inc. is a comprehensive outpatient SUD treatment program that offers services tailored to the unique needs of men and women veterans. These services are provided at two separate locations. Realization Center's veterans program provides information, education, support, and treatment to individuals who've served in the nation's armed forces and who are currently struggling with addictions and/or trauma. The Center's staff has been trained in veterans-specific evidence-based practices and therapies which utilize individual and group psychotherapy. The Center also provides psychoeducation, motivational enhancement therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectic behavioral therapy to help clients and their families manage a prolonged program of recovery.

Wilda Molina, Clinical Director
wm@realizationcenternyc.com

(718)342-6700 or (212)627-9500

Sheldon Goldman, Coordinator of Veterans Program
sg3@realizationcenternyc.com

(718)342-6700 or (212)627-9600

www.realizationcenternyc.com

 

Realization Center, Inc.

75 Remsen Street
2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

Realization Center, Inc. is a pioneer in providing the most effective holistic care for SUD, food addiction, co-dependency, gambling, and sexual compulsivity, as well as numerous mental health issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, sexual trauma, family of origin issues, domestic violence, anger/stress management, family conflict, and parenting issues as they relate to and are impacted by SUD.

Wilda Molina, Clinical Director
wm@realizationcenternyc.com

(718) 342-6700 or (212)627-9600

Sheldon Goldman, Coordinator of Veterans Program
sg3@realizationcenternyc.com

(718)342-6700 or (212)527-9500

www.realizationcenternyc.com

Phoenix House

Jack Aron Center
164 W. 74th Street
New York, NY 10023

Community Residence Program

15

Phoenix House provides veteran-specific community residential services for 15 male/female veterans at this location in addition to outpatient treatment. Phoenix House programs use evidence-based practices to address PTSD, suicide prevention and anger management, the impact of multiple deployments, and the stresses of readjusting to civilian life. Phoenix involves family members in the treatment process and place a strong emphasis on peer-led recovery.

Phoenix House’s programs for the military community also incorporate services such as assistance in accessing veterans and other benefits, vocational and educational counseling, and linkages to housing and community resources. Phoenix House actively works with other providers to ensure the widest possible breadth of support services.

Oswald Ramdoo, BA, MA, M-RAS, CSC, Clinical Director of Military Services
oramdoo@phoenixhouse.org

(646) 505 2000 x7614

www.phoenixhouse.org

Phoenix House

Military Services
Program

Brentwood Campus
998 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717

Community Residence Program

15

As with its W. 74th Street program, Phoenix House provides veteran-specific community residential services for 15 male/female veterans at this location in addition to outpatient treatment. Phoenix House programs use evidence-based practices to address PTSD, suicide prevention and anger management, the impact of multiple deployments, and the stresses of readjusting to civilian life. Phoenix involves family members in the treatment process and place a strong emphasis on peer-led recovery.

Phoenix House's programs for the military community also incorporate services such as assistance in accessing veterans and other benefits, vocational and educational counseling, and linkages to housing and community resources. Phoenix House actively works with other providers to ensure the widest possible breadth of support services.

Oswald Ramdoo, BA, MA, M-RAS, CSC, Clinical Director of Military Services
oramdoo@phoenixhouse.org

(631) 306-5776

www.phoenixhouse.org

Horizon Village, Inc.


Freedom Village
6331 Inducon Dr. East
Sanborn, NY 14132

Intensive Residential Treatment Program

25

The Freedom Village intensive residential chemical dependency program is designed for men who have previously served in the US Armed Forces and focuses on building early recovery skills utilizing Best-Practices treatment approaches such as Multi-family Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, 12 Step Facilitation, and integrated medical, mental health, and psychiatric services all provided within a safe, trauma-informed care environment designed specifically for those with military experience. We feature a Health and Wellness program staffed by a Certified Personal Trainer who conducts individual and small group training classes in our state of the art gym, and all residents have access to a full range of vocational and educational services on campus.

Katie Burbee, Program Manager
kburbee@horizon-health.org

For referral and admissions:

Mindy Kuppel, CASAC
Client Relations Coordinator
mkuppel@horizon-health.org

(716) 250-1860

www.horizon-health.org

Bridge Back to Life Center, Inc.

Accepting Recovery Coming Home (ARCH) Program 4271 Hempstead Turnpike
Bethpage, NY 11716

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

 

The ARCH Program offers trauma-informed, integrated treatments for substance use disorders and related behavioral health challenges for veterans in outpatient settings in New York City and Long Island. Specific services offered include: individual and group therapies, focused recovery groups (including DWI, Relapse Prevention, Power and Control), specialized military wellness and resilience services (including Mindfulness, Yoga, Acupuncture, Spiritual Counseling, and Identify Workshops), inter-generational peer support and community reintegration, trauma-focused therapies, family-focused interventions, and experiential modalities (including art therapy, expressive techniques, trauma-informed drama therapy, and others).

Michael DeFalco, Psy.D.
Director of Military and Integrative Services mdefalco@bridgebacktolife.com

(718) 598-3505

Aynisa Leonardo, LCAT, ATR-BC
Clinical Coordinator of Military and Integrative Services
aleonardo@bridgebacktolife.com

(646) 599-0577

Clinic Phone Number: (516) 520-6600

www.bridgebacktolife.com

Bridge Back to Life Center, Inc.

Accepting Recovery Coming Home (ARCH) Program
500 8th Avenue
Suite 906
New York, NY 10018

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

The ARCH Program offers trauma-informed, integrated treatments for substance use disorders and related behavioral health challenges for veterans in outpatient settings in New York City and Long Island. Specific services offered include: individual and group therapies, focused recovery groups (including DWI, Relapse Prevention, Power and Control), specialized military wellness and resilience services (including Mindfulness, Yoga, Acupuncture, Spiritual Counseling, and Identify Workshops), inter-generational peer support and community reintegration, trauma-focused therapies, family-focused interventions, and experiential modalities (including art therapy, expressive techniques, trauma-informed drama therapy, and others).

Michael DeFalco, Psy.D.
Director of Military and Integrative Services mdefalco@bridgebacktolife.com

(718) 598-3505

Aynisa Leonardo, LCAT, ATR-BC
Clinical Coordinator of Military and Integrative Services
aleonardo@bridgebacktolife.com

(646) 599-0577

Clinic Phone Number: (212) 679-4960

www.bridgebacktolife.com

Confide Counseling and Consultation Center

The Medical Building
30 Hempstead Ave. Suite 119
Rockville Center, NY 11570

Outpatient Treatment Program

N/A

 

 

Confide is a 7-day per week outpatient program that offers veteran-specific and veteran-guided self-help peer group services as well as professional and peer-to-peer counseling. Confide also provides medical assessment and referral to a variety of local support services, if necessary. This provider has a working relationship with the Nassau County Veterans Treatment Court as well as numerous local veterans agencies and service organizations. All veterans in need of addiction treatment services are accepted free-of-charge if need be.

Art Rosenthal, LCSW-R, CASAC. Executive Director
art@confideny.org

(516)764-5522

www.confideny,org

St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers, Inc.

Col. C. David Merkel, MD Veterans Program

444 Kiwassa Lake Rd Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Intensive Residential Treatment Program

25

The Merkel Veterans Program is a trauma-informed healing space with a multitude of holistic programs/services for its all-male population. These services include: integrated treatment of both substance use and mental health issues; family counseling and reintegration; spirituality group and pastoral counseling; somatic therapies, such as Mindfullness Relapse Prevention and Rest Yoga; recreational therapy; vocational and educational components; and participation in community activities.

Zachary Randolph
Program Director zrandolph@stjoestreatment.org

Michelle Beaudoin, LMHC, CASAC Director of Inpatient Services mbeaudoin@stjoestreatment.org

(518) 891-8387

www.stjoestreatment.org