BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Behavioral Health is available for all BMS patients. We coordinate your care and service. Our social workers work closely with your doctors and external medical or social service providers to provide comprehensive care and services for you and your family. Our social workers will ensure that you receive the proper care or service.

 

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY SUPPORTIVE COUNSELING:

 

Sometimes you may feel stressed due to various life circumstances and would like to speak with someone. Our individual and family supportive counseling enhance your ability to cope with your problems (e.g. stress from a current medical condition, relationship problems). 

 

APPLY FOR PUBLIC INSURANCE AND GOVERNMENT'S BENEFITS:

 

Your access to health care is our top priority! If you are uninsured or underinsured, we can provide the necessary assistance to help you obtain government medical insurance if you are eligible. Assistance with applying for other government benefits is also available for our patients as needed.

 

ADVOCACY:

 

Your service needs are to be met and should not be limited due to language, physical, cognitive, or other limitations. Our social workers will advocate on your behalf to ensure proper treatment and services are delivered and received if appropriate. Linkage to Service or Resources: Referral service is available for our patients who have financial, homecare, housing, developmental, educational, emotional, and other social service needs.

 

'CRISIS INTERVENTION:

 

A crisis can be a stressful life experience.

 

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, French
 

BMS MAIN

592 Rockaway Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-345-5000

 

BMS@GENESIS

360 Snediker Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-345-5000

 

BMS@ASHFORD

650 Ashford Street

Brooklyn, NY 11207

347-505-1801

 

BMS@BRISTOL

259 Bristol Street

Brooklyn, NY 11212

718-342-0060

BMS is a Federal Tort Claims Act approved facility.

BMS has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) status and is granted medical malpractice liability protection through the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Under the Act, the BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers and its covered individuals are considered Federal employees and are immune from lawsuits, with the Federal government acting as the primary insurer. 

© BMS Family Health and Wellness Centers. 

Sliding Fee Scale availability based on family size and income.  No patients are denied services due to insurance or immigration status or inability to pay

After closing hours for all medical emergencies, please call 911 or go to the closest emergency room. To reach the covering doctor, please call  (718) 345-5000 to reach the answering services and instructions to reach the physician on call.

718-345-5000