Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc.: Home Based Crisis Intervention information provided by: LifeNet, a program of the Mental Health Association of New York City

Home Based Crisis Intervention (HBCI) provides an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization and/or placements for at risk children, ages 5-17. The 4 - 6 week program consists of Interventions conducted at the family's home or other natural setting, such as a park or library. Services include: 24 hour on-call coverage, family therapy, parenting skills, medication management, assertiveness and communication skills training, and referrals to community services the family may need. Admission Procedure: clients must be deemed at risk of psychiatric hospitalization by a psychiatrist in order to be admitted to the program. A psychosocial and a psychiatric evaluation are required documentation for acceptance.  **Referral MUST be made by a provider.  Clients cannot self-refer.**

Puerto Rican Family/OPC/Bk


Area(s) Served:
Serves North Brooklyn and Ridgewood Queens zip codes: 11201, 11205, 11206, 11207,11208, 11211, 11212, 11213, 11215, 11216, 11217, 11221, 11222, 11225, 11231, 11233, 11237, 11238, 11385


Application Process:
Family or clients must be referred by a current provider

Eligibility Requirements:
At risk children, ages 5-17



Record last updated: May 11 2015 10:28AM
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  • 28 Debevoise St
    5th floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
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