NYSTART (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources & Treatment)
Crisis Prevention and Response
Providing crisis prevention and response for people (ages 6 and above) with intellectual/developmental disabilities who present with complex behavioral and mental health needs.
- Crisis mitigation techniques
- Therapeutic Resource Centers
- In Home Support
- Crisis Response
- Education and Training
NYSTART (New York Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources & Treatment)* is a proactive approach for people who are at-risk and those who provide them supports. It creates a support network able to respond to crisis needs at the community level by providing community-based person-center supports that enable a person to remain in their home or community residence.
For Brooklyn and Staten Island contact: 646.565.5890
To learn more about START visit OPWDD's NY START website.
*An initiative of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.