Mental Health Services

EMPOWERMENT EXCHANGE

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Empowerment Exchange offers individualized peer-to-peer outreach and support to individuals who may find it difficult to reach out and connect to their neighbors
and members of their communities. It provides advocacy services that protect the rights and interests of the individual, offers support to help the person make more use of community facilities and community life, and acts as a clearinghouse of information related to self help, mutual support, rights, natural community supports and alternatives. The Empowerment Exchange hosts a range of self help groups and activities that promote wellness, recovery and self determination and hosts a confidential,
non-crisis peer support line that is operated by individuals in all stages of recovery who offer hope and strength to individuals who are experiencing fear, grief, sadness, anger, anxiety, or loneliness.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington Counties
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATION:

2136 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-235-2173
Fax: 518-235-8126
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-434-1393
Pam Maxim, Director of Administrative Services
Intake RequirementsCall for information
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityCall for details
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 3 Atrium Drive
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 205
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12205
Main Phone 518-434-1393
Hotline Phone 800-643-7462 Toll Free
Other Phone 518-268-1663 Peer Support Line (Mon-Sat 9:00 am-9:00 pm)
Fax 518-434-3823
Service Location Email mhepinc@aol.com
Web Address www.mhepinc.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: MENTAL HEALTH EMPOWERMENT PROJECT (MHEP)
Affiliated Program: EMPOWERMENT EXCHANGE
This Service: Mental Health Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities (YF-5000)
Outreach Programs (TJ-6500.6300)
Peer Counseling (RF-6500)
Talklines/Warmlines (RF-8380)