Clinic

VCS Mental Health Clinic

The VCS Mental Health Clinic is an Article 31 mental health clinic licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health to provide outpatient mental health treatment (including individual therapy and psychiatric services) to children (age 10+) and adults (age 18+) with a diagnosable mental health condition.

How does this differ from the general counseling program at VCS?

The major ways in which the clinic differs from the general counseling program are that we accept insurance, offer access to a psychiatrist, and are staffed by licensed clinicians.

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment in the clinic, simply contact VCS at (845) 634-5729 and ask for extension 339 for adults or 314 for children and adolescents (aged under 18).

How do I make a referral?

To make a referral to the clinic, you can contact VCS at (845) 634-5729 and ask for extension 339 for adults or 314 for children and adolescents, or complete and fax or email the following form to VCS (fax and email instructions are included in the form).

What insurances are accepted?

We currently accept Medicaid Fee-for-Service (otherwise known as "straight Medicaid"), Fidelis, Optum Medicaid plans, Empire BCBS HealthPlus plan, Wellcare Medicaid plans, Healthfirst, MVP and Beacon plans (Affinity etc.) Medicaid Managed Care insurances. Self-pay clients are also accepted.

What are clinic hours?

The clinic is open on the following days and times:

Monday 7am-9pm
Tuesday 8am-9pm
Wednesday 8am-9pm
Thursday 7am-9pm
Friday 8am-5pm

For questions contact:

Clinic Manager: Ian Laidlaw, LCSW-R
(845) 634-5729 ext 318  •  ilaidlaw@vcs-inc.org
 

"Things people like most about VCS: Highly qualified and caring staff, short wait time for an initial visit, and referrals to community support and services"

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