Feeling anxious, nervous, or overwhelmed during COVID?
The Family Services of Westchester is a proud provider agency of NY Project Hope, a crisis counseling program can help you or your community cope with COVID-19. A strength-based program that’s offering support that promotes resilience, empowerment, and recovery. Support includes an emotional support helpline, information about stress management, coping skills, and links to much-needed resources.
All New Yorkers can call the NY Project Hope Helpline or visit the program’s website where they can learn about resources including agencies in their communities that are providing crisis counseling services. The program is free, confidential, and anonymous.
Family Services of Westchester via the NY Project Hope Helpline can help with the following:
- Help all New York residents understand their current situation and reactions to COVID-19;
- Reduce stress and provide emotional support;
- Assist with recovery options;
- Promote the use or development of coping strategies;
- They provide information, education, emotional support, links to resources
- Connect New Yorkers with other people and agencies who can help them in their recovery process.
- They can provide virtual presentations on: Recognizing common reactions to COVID, Building coping skills for the recovery process, Managing COVID-related stress, and Identifying and meeting children’s needs
The Immediate Services Program (ISP) started with an Emotional Support Helpline that was inherited from Governor Cuomo’s volunteer-staffed COVID-19 helpline response initiative. NY Project Hope’s Emotional Support Helpline is staffed with trained crisis counselors from around New York State who answer calls from 8am to 10pm every day of the week.
Contact Them: Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM at 914-708-6104