Mission Statement: Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. (MHA) seeks to promote the positive mental health and emotional well-being of Orange County residents, working towards reducing the stigma of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and providing support to victims of sexual assault and other crimes. In partnership with service recipients, families, volunteers and the community, MHA strives to fulfill its mission through culturally competent advocacy, direct services, public education, and responsiveness in times of community emergency.
The MHA family shares a system of values and behaviors that recognizes and respects the presence and contributions of all diverse groups.We believe that every person is to be treated with dignity, respect, compassion and acceptance.
Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. strives to fit your individual and/or family needs through our excellent services for contact information:
CAPIS: Crisis Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention Services which provides emergency financial assistance, parent support groups, advocacy, educational seminars and more. For more information, please contact MHA at 845-342-2400.
ATM (Access to Money): This program provides fiscal assistance to those individuals with an IDD and their families that are not within a family budget. For more information, please contact Jonisha Carr at 845-342-2400 ext. 1235.
ASSIST: This group aids in acquiring social skills through intervention, support and training for those with an IDD or Autism diagnosis. For more information, please contact Jessica Markman at 845-342-2400 ext. 1254.
Super Siblings: This group provides social opportunities for those with siblings diagnosed with a developmental disability. For more information, please contact Jessica Markman at 845-342-2400 ext. 1254.
Blue Renaissance: A social skill group for young adults with an Autism diagnosis. For more information, please contact Jonisha Carr at 845-342-2400 ext. 1235.
Autism Spectrum Fund: A reimbursement program that can be used to offset the cost of individual or other possible needs that arise in a family. For more information, please contact Jonisha Carr at 845-342-2400 ext. 1235.
AMOC - Autism Move a Thon of Orange County: This is a dedicated group of parents that raise awareness on Autism Spectrum Disorders. They provide sensory friendly events, host fundraisers, and offer emotional and financial support to local families. For more information, please contact MHA at 845-342-2400.
Some of our services and groups require eligibility via the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). For more information, contact Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. at (845)342-2400.
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We offer information and referrals to sexual assault victims so they will be able to make well informed choices in regard to their health, safety and successful prosecution of their case. We work to ensure every victim's rights. For more info click here