Mental Health Services

Since 1976, JASA has offered geriatric mental health services in recognition that older adults have unique psychological needs. Today, JASA continues to provide and expand a variety of services to support older adults who have behavioral health issues, helping them to lead healthier and more fulfilled lives.

Geriatric Mental Health Clinic

JASA maintains a New York State-licensed outpatient mental health clinic in the Bronx. This clinic offers a range of treatment options for seniors suffering from mental health issues. Services include individual and group treatment, pharmacological therapy, in-home counseling, and assistance in accessing a broad range of community-based social services.

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available based on family size and income.

Bronx Clinic
1490 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460

Mental Health Services in Older Adult Centers

JASA is part of a new New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) initiative to bring mental health professionals into older adult centers. On-site clinicians will support mental health and the overall well-being of participants by providing information, treatment, and referrals to other community services. JASA offers services at the following sites in the Bronx.

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available based on family size and income.

Neighborhood SHOPP Casa Boricua Innovative Older Adult Center
Address: 910 East 172nd Street 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10460-5802
Tuesday: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Thursday: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Bay Eden Older Adult Center
Address: 1220 East 229th Street , Bronx, NY 10466-5809
Tuesday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thursday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

PSS Davidson Older Adult Center
Address: 950 Union Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459
Thursday: 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

BronxWorks Morris Innovative Older Adult Center
Address: 80 East 181st Street, Bronx, NY 10453
Tuesday: 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Riverdale Y Older Adult Center
Address: 5625 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471
Tuesday: 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Friendship Houses

JASA's Friendship Houses are supportive environments that welcome seniors who are recovering from mental illnesses. The programs include therapeutic recreation, health-related services, and social activities designed to encourage positive community living.

Friendship Houses also provide New York State licensed Adult Behavioral Health Home and Community Based Services (BH HCBS), including psychosocial rehabilitation, family support and training, rehabilitation services, and empowerment services/peer supports.

Bronx Friendship House
2705 Schley Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465

Brooklyn Friendship House
202 Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives for Seniors (PEARLS)

In collaboration with Montefiore Home Care, JASA is implementing a new initiative - in targeted areas in the Bronx - to reduce depression symptoms and improve quality of life for older adults. PEARLS is an evidence-based Problem Solving Therapy model utilizing short-term in-home sessions focused on behavioral techniques to empower individuals to take action and make lasting changes. This program is funded by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

For more information, contact JASA at 718.365.4044.

For more information

Call: 212.273.5272