Support Services

AFTERNOON RECREATIONAL PROGRAM (ARP)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceAfternoon Recreational Program (ARP) provides recreational and creative arts activities in a highly supervised after-school setting for 8 to 10 Albany County children aged 7-12 who have special mental health needs due to serious emotional disturbance. Children are scheduled to be involved in a range of small group activities, such as gym, recreation, music, and arts and crafts. Additional activities may include computer class, cooking class, movies, games, swimming and homework assistance. The emphasis is on having fun in a safe environment, where positive peer involvement and social interactions are fostered. Transportation to and from the program is provided. ARP is an adjunct to services that a child is receiving with their primary clinical program.
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 518-426-2772
Kate Dunn, Program Coordinator; Kate.Dunn@parsonscenter.org
Intake RequirementsReferrals required from primary mental health or prevention service providers, who will have completed an ARP referral form and returned it to the program with any requested supporting documents. Referral forms may be obtained by contacting the program coordinator.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityAlbany County children aged 7 to 12 who have serious emotional disturbance.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Tue-Thu 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
 
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: AFTERNOON RECREATIONAL PROGRAM (ARP)
This Service: Support Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children and Youth With Emotional Disturbance (YF-5000.1700-100)
General Recreational Activities/Sports (PL-7000.4360)