Hudson House is a rehabilitative psychosocial club which offers socialization, recreation, education, vocation, and life skills services to adults 18+ who have a psychiatric disability.
The goal of Hudson House is to assist members in attaining enriched foundations in work, education, relationships, and activities of daily living. Hudson House focuses on the strengths and talents of people recovering from mental illness, to assist each other in recovery.
Hudson House is comprised of the following:
• Hudson House Program
• Supported Education
• Supported Employment
• Travel Activity Club
• Local Business Advisory Council
Hudson House Program
Hudson House focuses on socialization, recreation and life skills training. Members of the program serve as an advisory board to groups and activities that are offered within the program. They also serve on agency wide committees. A variety of groups and activities are available which offer the opportunity to be involved in the community. In addition, members also enjoy a daily breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner. Laundry facilities and program transportation are also available to participants.
The Supported Education Program consists of groups that provide information and skills attainment in areas that include but are not limited to: wellness and recovery, vocation, nutrition, computer skills, stress, emotions, and safety. Members also have the opportunity to participate in creative arts, cooking, and music therapy. Peer support groups are offered and conducted weekly by members.
The Supported Employment Program provides prevocational skills, intensive job training, and ongoing integrated services to individuals who are employed in the community. The goal of the program is to identify, locate, and maintain meaningful employment. Adult Career and Continuing Education Services- Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) services are also available.
Travel Activity Club
Travel Activity Club provides recreational opportunities that promote positive integration into the community. The activities, which include but are not limited to movies, shopping, library, Meals on Wheels and community events, are selected and planned by Hudson House members. Travel Activity Club operates during regular program hours.
Local Business Advisory Council (LBAC)
LBAC is a committee comprised of agencies and employers dedicated to promoting the long-term employment of individuals living with mental health disabilities. LBAC also advocates for the development of feasible transportation options for individuals with disabilities throughout Orange County. LBAC meets monthly in Orange County and quarterly in Albany for the Statewide Business Advisory.
Hudson House hours:
Monday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm