Service Program for Older People

SPOP Receives 2016-2017 Psychiatric Services Achievement Award The American Psychiatric Association has announced SPOP as the 2016-2017 recipient of the Gold Award for Community-Based Programs. The award recognizes SPOP’s success in providing comprehensive behavioral health care for older New Yorkers.


Service Program for Older People (SPOP)
is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of adults age 55 and older and to fostering their independent living through the delivery of comprehensive mental health and supportive services, advocacy, and education.

We offer:

  • Comprehensive mental health care for adults age 55 and older
  • Bereavement support for adults of all ages, offered free of charge
  • Specialized substance use counseling (for adults with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of substance use disorder)
  • PROS/Personalized Recovery Oriented Services for older adults with serious and persistent mental illness
  • Home visits for clients who are deemed homebound
  • Appointments at clinic satellite sites throughout Manhattan
  • Specialized individual and group therapy for caregivers

Please call 212-787-7120 x514 to learn more.

Counseling offered in English, Spanish, French, Cantonese and other languages.

September 22-28th is Fall Prevention Awareness Week! Visit your local Senior Center to learn more!
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