Advocacy:
The mission of the program is to provide services that assist individuals with mental health diagnosis integrating into the community, improving quality of life, and enhancing wellness, empowerment and recovery efforts. We adapted a holistic one stop approach offering a myriad of services includes: processing HRA supported housing applications, assistance with entitlements, group services, escorting, Wellness and Recovery practice, resources and information.

Eligibility: 18 years or older with mental health history

Brooklyn Peer Advocacy Center
250 Baltic Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-875-7744
Fax: 718-243-0763

Bronx Peer Advocacy Center
369 East 148th Street Lower Level
Bronx, NY 10455
Tel: 718-562-6712/82
Fax: 718-562-6491

Staten Island Peer Advocacy Center
(C-Town Shopping Center)
2071 Clove Road, Suite 204
Staten Island, NY 10304
Tel: 718-667-1609
Fax: 718-667-5018

Baltic Resource and Wellness Center
The Center promotes community inclusion through the use of natural supports and normalized roles. The Center is a place where a person can learn to balance the mental, physical and spiritual aspects of their lives. This is accomplished through traditional peer centered tools such as the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, WRAP, Harm Reduction, and healthier eating and budgeting and introducing other person-centered wellness concepts to the Center’s participants. The Center also focuses on alternative healing practices through art, yoga, music, writing and philosophy workshops. As well as several Clubs including Book, Poetry, Photography and Gardening. Each Peer Resource team member brings their own individual gifts and talents to the groups, workshops and clubs that they facilitate.

Eligibility: Open to all

Baltic Street Resource & Wellness Center
882 3rd Avenue, 10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Tel: 718-788-6100
Fax: 718-788-6110

Staten Island Bridger II
Bridger ll follows the holistic approach of the 8 Dimensions of Wellness by motivating and encouraging participants to adopt and foster habits of wellness. Bridger ll works closely with the treatment team of South Beach Psychiatric Center (Case Managers, Social Workers, Nurses, sychiatrists). Once the participants are discharged to the TLRs (Transitional Living Residences) at the site, the Peer Bridger continues working with the participants by providing support to help them achieve their goals and live a healthier life in the community. Eligibility: Adults who are in the discharge process from South Beach Psychiatric Center.

South Beach Bridger II Program at South Beach
South Beach Psychiatric Center
777 Seaview Avenue, Bldg. #9
Staten Island, NY, 10305
Tel: 718-987-5999
Fax: 718-987-5911

Staten Island Bridger III
Bridger III follows the 8 Dimensions of Wellness and encourage all participants to foster habits of wellness. Our participants are from the Transitional Living Residences (TLRs) on South Beach Psychiatric Center, while they prepare for discharge. Bridgers work closely with their participant’s and their treatment team (i.e. Case Managers, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Discharge Planning) to discuss goals to provide support for each client.

Eligibility: Adults enrolled in South Beach Programs.

South Beach Psychiatric Center
777 Seaview Avenue, Bldg. #9
Staten Island, NY 10305
Tel: 718-524-8570
Fax: 718-524-8830

Housing:

Bronx/Brooklyn HomeWorks Supported Housing
HomeWORKS is a supportive housing program which is operated and managed by Baltic Street Advocacy, Employment and Housing Incorporated, which is the largest consumer-run agency in New York State. We provide housing for persons living with an Axis I diagnosis in scattered-site housing. Our members/tenants reside in the boroughs of the Bronx and Brooklyn. Eligibility: Adults 18 years and older with a mental health diagnosis.

Bronx HomeWORKS Supported Housing Program
369 East 148th Street Lower Level
Bronx, NY 10455
Tel: 718-563-2808/07
Fax: 718 562-6491

Brooklyn HomeWORKS Supported Housing Program
250 Baltic Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Operated through the Bronx HomeWORKS offices. Contact information above

Education:

Community Links Education Services
Community Links is a mobile, community-based Supported Education (SED) service which assists individuals living with mental health conditions across NYC in pursuing education goals and successfully completing TASC (GED), college, certification, licensing, or ocational degrees. Since May of 2015, Community Links has supported participants in realizing their full potential through educational achievements which promote independence and improve long-term work opportunities.

Eligibility: 18 years or older within the 5 boroughs of New York City with a mental Health condition

Community Links Education
1111 St Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: 929-210-9810/11
Fax: 929-210-9812
Email: communitylinks@balticstreet.org
https://www.communitylinksed.org/

Employment:

Baltic Works
Baltic Works is the new employment program of Baltic Street AEH, Inc. Baltic Works is an employment network that accepts Ticket-To-Work from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) recipients.Our mission is to provide stellar employment services to Baltic Street participants. Such services include resume writing, interview skill building, job search skill training, follow along support, social security work incentives assistance, and financial wellness skills training.

Baltic Work
25 Flatbush Avenue,
2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel: 718-797-2509
Fax: 718-643-6631

Geriatrics:

Advocacy for Older Adults
The Geriatric Advocacy Program is here to assist and serve the “mental health” population aged 60 and over throughout the five boroughs.
The purpose of the program is to help individuals attain/sustain a well-balanced standard of living, with a holistic approach that includes: The 8 Dimensions of Wellness to provide peer support along the path of success, while adhering to Baltic Street AEH’s rules and guidelines, needed to meet contractual agreements set forth by DOHMH.

Eligibility: aged 60 years and older with a mental health history

Advocacy for Older Adults
Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
681 Clarkson Avenue, Bdg #25
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Tel: 718 221-0255
Fax: 718-221-0271

Adult Home Initiative:
Baltic Street AEH Inc. , Adult Home Initiative is here to serve you as part of the class action lawsuit, United States of America Vs. New York State (2013). Baltic Street Peer Bridgers are tasked with assisting the fellow class members to identify & achieve their personal goals. Educate the class members around an array of different services that will allow them to be able to make an informed decision a successful integration back into the community. Baltic Street will work with you to achieve your goals utilizing a person-centered approach, the 8 dimensions of wellness and the WRAP plan.

Eligibility : Those involved in Class Action lawsuit.

Adult Home Initiative
25 Flatbush Avenue 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 797-2509
Fax: (718) 643-6631

Project Re-Entry
Baltic Street, AEH partnered with Community Care of Brooklyn, a network of medical and social service providers throughout Brooklyn. Project Re-entry Program began in March of 2018. Our peers work at Maimonides and Interfaith Medical Center where they connect with patients who are admitted onto the Inpatient Units. Peers work collaboratively with the inpatient teams and care managers by attending rounds, community, family, and discharge meetings. Peers develop a trusting relationship by building rapport with patients that foster trust and hope for positive change, choice, wellness, recover and personal empowerment. Eligibility: 18 years or older, client of Maimonides and Interfaith Inpatient unit with mental health history.

Project Re-Entry Program
Baltic Street AEH, INC.
250 Baltic Street, rm 308
Brooklyn, NY 11201