Services

Below is a breakdown of all our services:

RECOVERY

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OUTPATIENT CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE TREATMENT

In our medically supervised OASAS licensed program, we take a client centered approach to managing addiction. We offer both intensive and non-intensive outpatient services to diverse population with an array of tailored individual and group services including criminal justice, parenting and LGBT specific programming.

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CONTACT INFO

Name: Melissa Rios-Malave, mrios@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112
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PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT

Is embedded into Exponents’ Judith Loeb Chiara Recovery & Wellness Center. Trained peers (Exponents’ program graduates) provide mentoring circles and create a co-learning environment for those individuals new to the process of recovery.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Juan Jordan; Email: jjordan@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 130

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RECOVERY COACHING

Is conducted for participants of the Judith Loeb Chiara Recovery & Wellness Center by OASAS-credentialed staff. Recovery plans are developed in partnership with the participant, and through weekly recovery coaching sessions, progress is monitored and resolution of challenges are brainstormed.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Juan Jordan; Email: jjordan@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 130
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SECOND CHANCE

This is our U.S. Department of Justice-supported initiative. Trained peers with ‘lived experience’ provide pre- (screening, assessment, discharge planning) and post-release (case management, referrals, Seeking Safety, Moral Reconation, reentry support groups).


CONTACT INFO

Name: Yvonne Soto; Email: ysoto@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112

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PROJECT START+

Is the nation’s sole evidence-based HIV/STD prevention education intervention developed exclusively for utilization with incarcerated populations. Its ultimate goal is to ensure expeditious linkage to primary HIV-related care and treatment, post discharge.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Yvonne Soto; Email: ysoto@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112
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FEEDING OUR FAMILY

Partially supported through a grant from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this initiative ensures that all participants receiving services are provided with a nutritional snack as well as pre-packaged meals for those participants who reside in shelters, residential treatment programs or single-room occupancy dwellings.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Yvonne Soto; Email: ysoto@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112

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CLOTHING CLOSET

Through donations from staff, volunteers, local thrift stores, and Niketown, Exponents provides clothing for those in need.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Makeba Herb; Email: mherb@exponents.org; Phone: Number: 212-243-3434

EDUCATION

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ARRIVE

This eight-week initiative provides students with invaluable self-management tools to successfully monitor and seek ongoing HIV-related treatment while assisting in them to identify substance use and mental health challenges (e.g. depression, anxiety, isolation).

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CONTACT INFO

Name: Dana Diamond; Email: ddiamond@exponents.org, Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 125
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APGP (ARRIVE Post Graduate Program)

Provides an additional eight weeks of training for ARRIVE graduates focused on viral hepatitis, drug relapse triggers, and HIV-related treatment initiation/retention.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Dana Diamond; Email: ddiamond@exponents.org, Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 125

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VOCATIONAL SERVICES

This is our multi-sessioned job readiness and retention program which provides skills-building in the areas of resume writing, interviewing, tracking job search and soft skills which increase sustained employment.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Yvonne Soto; Email: ysoto@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112
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CARE COORDINATION

Trained staff engage consumers with chronic health conditions, enroll them in Mount Sinai Health Home and continue working with them to ensure a continuum that prevents acute symptomology which often leads to expensive emergency room visits and/or hospitalizations.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Donald Powell; Email: dpowell@exponents.org, Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 145

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GED Training

Certified instructors provide assistance with vocational assessment, TASC exam preparation and ongoing educational/vocational counseling.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Yvonne Soto; Email: ysoto@exponents.org; Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 112
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HEALTHCARE ENROLLMENT

Trained, state-certified healthcare navigators assist individuals, families and small business identify and enroll in qualified health plans (including Medicaid and Child Health Plus) made available through the Affordable Care Act and available through New York States Health Marketplace.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Dana Diamond; Email: ddiamond@exponents.org, Phone: 212-243-3434, ext. 125

TRAINING

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CASAC TRAINING

Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor trainings (CASAC) are provided on a full time (5 month) and part-time (7 month) schedule. Classes are available in both daytime and evening hours. Center staff assist with internship/job placement and exam preparation.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Joe Turner; Email: joeturner@exponents.org; Phone: Number 212-243-3434, ext. 139
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RECOVERY COACHING TRAINING

Gives participants tools and resources useful in providing recovery support services and emphasizes the skills needed to link people in recovery to needed supports within the community. Utilizing a 40 hour OASAS-approved curricula, the training is offered several times a year.


CONTACT INFO

Name: Joe Turner; Email: joeturner@exponents.org; Phone: Number 212-243-3434, ext. 139

The above services are offered through
 Exponents Center for Personal and Professional Development.

WE PUT TRUST IN OUR CLIENTS AND COMMUNITIES;

We believe transformation comes from the following core values:

  • Openness

  • Courage

  • Respect

  • Love

  • Self-Acceptance

  • Community