Residential Care Services

MIRIAM HOUSE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceMiriam House, an eight-bed coed community residence is licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health for youth ages 12 to 17, who are ready to transition from a residential treatment facility or psychiatric hospital, or who are unable to live at home due to ongoing emotional-mental issues. Youth receive mental health services at their community child guidance clinic and all health-related appointments are made in the community. Whenever possible, youth will attend public school. The focus of the program is to prepare youth for a timely return to his-her community. The residence also provides the community with one crisis respite bed. This bed is open to any child ages 12 to 17, who is in need of respite for a brief time (1 to 14 days).
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
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Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-426-2800
Debbie Singer, Director, Centralized Intake Unit
singerd@parsonscenter.org
Intake RequirementsA referral must be filled out for Miriam House and approved through the SPOA (Single Point of Access) in the county where the children's parents reside. The SPOA then makes the referral to Parsons Miriam House
Additional RequirementsBirth certificate, physician's statement, proof of age.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityChildren between the ages of 12 and 17 at admission, who have a mental health diagnosis, and have been approved through their SPOA for community residence services.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid
Payment NotesDonations accepted
 
Specific Hours: 24 Hours / 7 Days
 
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: MIRIAM HOUSE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE
This Service: Residential Care Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Therapeutic Group Homes (PH-6300.8600)