Service Program for Older People

SPOP is providing comprehensive behavioral health care for age 55 and older via telehealth during the Covid-19 outbreak. 

We also offer bereavement support groups for adults of all ages, free of charge.

Medical providers and other professionals can use this secure referral form. 
Please call 212-787-7120 x 514 or click here to request information about behavioral health services or to learn about bereavement support.
Please note that we are not able to receive faxes at this time.

The SPOP 40th Anniversary Gala has been rescheduled.  Details to follow.

Service Program for Older People (SPOP) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of older adults and to fostering their independent living through the delivery of comprehensive behavioral health care and supportive services, advocacy, and education.  We believe that emotional well-being is important at every age. 

We serve New Yorkers of all walks of life and offer:

  • Comprehensive behavioral health care for adults age 55 and older, including individual, group, family, or couples therapy
  • Bereavement support for adults of all ages
  • Specialized counseling for co-occurring substance use disorders
  • Group-based Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) for older adults with serious mental illness
  • Home-based therapy for clients who are unable to travel due to physical or psychological disability (available in Manhattan only)
  • Appointments at 18 community-based clinic satellite offices throughout Manhattan and in Downtown Brooklyn
  • Specialized individual and group therapy for caregivers
  • Training and consulting in aging and behavioral health

Please click here to read about SPOP in Behavioral Health News or call 212-787-7120 x514 to learn more.


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