Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

Lower Eastside Service Center Inc

  • New York, NY
  • www.lesc.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Lower Eastside Service Center, Inc. is to meet the special and changing needs of New Yorkers experiencing critical life problems with substance abuse and mental illness. Using a wide-ranging network of health and human services, we help people empower their lives.

Main Programs

  1. Dual Recovery Chemical Dependency Outpatient Services
  2. Methadone-to-Abstinance Rehabilitation
  3. Short Stay Methadone Maintainence
  4. Outpatient Opioid Recovery Services
  5. Pregnant Women and Infants Program
Service Areas

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New York

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

ruling year

1962

President and CEO

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Ms. VALERIE WALTERS

Keywords

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New York

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Also Known As

LESC

EIN

13-1972876

 Number

2122427562

Physical Address

80 Maiden Lane 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10038

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines N.E.C. (G99)

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and Treatment (F20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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is to help New Yorkers at risk to fully benefit from the social and economic life in their communities. We aspire to provide unsurpassed behavioral health and social services to transform lives, especially those with chemical dependency and mental illness at their core. It is our dream to serve with the passion and professionalism that generates only enduring outcomes, rewarding recovery and lasting hope.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Dual Recovery Chemical Dependency Outpatient Services

Services for adults, families and significant others providing individual, family and group service. Vocational and Psychiatric services integrated and on site. Clinical team highly skilled and experienced with co-occurring disorders as well as just chemical dependency.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

Methadone-to-Abstinance Rehabilitation

A 12-18 month therapeutic community for adults. Methadone to abstinance within a traditional TC environment. Treatment rich program including family, recreational, medical and vocational services.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 3

Short Stay Methadone Maintainence

A unique 6 to 9 month methadone maintenance residential treatment program. For men & women having difficulty stabilizing on an outpatient methadone program, who will benefit from a TC experience and need to remain on methadone. Highly structured therapeutic environment that prepares clients to meet the challenges of returning to the outpatient program and continued recovery.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Outpatient Opioid Recovery Services

Methadone assisted treatment with comprehensive array of co-located services. Intensive vocational, multiple groups, medical and case management in a treatment rich environment.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 5

Pregnant Women and Infants Program

A unique 6 to 9 month residential treatment program for mothers and their infants. For pregnant women who have a history of opiate dependence or receive methadone. Services include pre & postnatal care, 24-hour childcare, individual, family and group counseling, vocational services and an array of medical and case management services.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Female Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

New York

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

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LOWER EASTSIDE SERVICE CENTER INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Lower Eastside Service Center Inc

Leadership

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President and CEO

Ms. VALERIE WALTERS

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. PATRICIA HOFFMAN

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