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Children and Families

Child and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS)

Mental Health or Substance Abuse

Abbott House in partnership with the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is accepting requests for Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) for enrollment of eligible children/youth in these new mental health and/or substance use needs. These services are available with NYS Children’s Medicaid or, if enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Plan.

Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) include:

1. Therapy Services (Other Licensed Practitioner)

  • Assessments for mental health and/or substance use needs
  • Identify strengths and abilities through individual and group therapies
  • Get individual, group, or family therapy where you are most comfortable

2. Rehabilitation Services (Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR))

  • Get support to learn appropriate ways to deal with behavioral challenges
  • Build relationships and communicate better with family, friends and others

3. Rehabilitation Services (Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST))

  • Learn to incorporate therapy goals into everyday life and solution-focused interventions to address challenges associated with behavioral health needs 
  • Learn self-care, and use coping skills to manage emotions
How to make a request for services:
  1. Complete the Request Form (click to download and print), including as many details as possible
  2. Attach supporting documentation of diagnosis (if available) 
  3. Request must include consent and release of information forms signed by the medical consenter  *Licensed Practitioners employed by Abbott House will be able to make a recommendation for these services based on medical need.
  4. Child/Youth will be assigned to a Clinical Service Provider who will contact the child/family to schedule an appointment.
  5. Send the completed referral and supporting documentation including consent via secure email, fax or mail to the appropriate contact below:

Abbott House
Filomena LoRusso, Director
100 North Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533

914-650-1241 (Secure Fax)