Case/Care Management Services

BRIDGES TO HEALTH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES WAIVER

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceBridges to Health (B2H) is a Medicaid Waiver Program designed to supplement NYS Medicaid state plan services to populations of foster care youth, their families and caregivers. Foster care children and youth may have medical/physical, emotional and/or developmental challenges. The program works to support children and caregivers in the lowest level of care possible including return to home and/or adoption. The goal of the program is to support youth as they reach their highest level of potential, attain permanency and develop social and emotional competencies that provide for healthy, permanent families. Available services include: Case Management/Health Care Integration; Skill Building; Family Caregiver Supports; Day Habilitation; Pre-vocational Services; Supported Employment; Planned Respite; Community Advocacy and Support; Crisis Avoidance, Management and Training; Immediate Crisis Response, In-home Support, and Crisis Respite; Accessibility Modification; and, Adaptive and Assistive Equipment.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Dutchess, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Kings, Montgomery, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Orange, Oswego, Queens, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester
TerritoryParsons B2H Program serves 17 NYS counties (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren or Washington) as well as the St. Regis Community.
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall Heather Krug, Program Director, at 518-426-2806, or Rich Neaton, Health Care Integrator Coordinator, at 518-431-1690
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsB2H may continue to serve eligible children through foster care placement, return home, or adoption; the program also serves foster, birth and adoptive families.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityMedicaid-eligible youth in foster care placements of 12 beds or less or on trial discharge, with qualifying diagnoses of a Serious Emotional Disturbance, Developmental Disability or Medical Fragility. Referral sources are Local Social Services foster care units in each county and OCFS. Please call for further details.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid
 
Specific Hours: Staff work flexible hours to accommodate families’ needs. Services can occur any day of the week, weekends and holidays. Crisis Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 60 Academy Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12208
Main Phone 518-426-2600
Fax 518-426-2838
Service Location Email communications@northernrivers.org
Web Address www.parsonscenter.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
Affiliated Program: BRIDGES TO HEALTH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES WAIVER
This Service: Case/Care Management Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption/Foster Care Issues (YZ-0200)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Children (YB-9500.1500)
Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Home/Community Based Care Waiver Programs (NL-5000.5000-800.30)
Home/Community Care Recipients (YF-3300)
Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities (YF-5000)
Youth (YB-9500)