Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, in Ithaca, The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County is committed to developing and supporting the active involvement of ordinary people (including providers, family members and recipients of mental health services) in all aspects of mental health. These include the definition of needs, the promotion of community, and the provision of services. We also support the human and civil rights of people who use mental health services, and will educate the community on all perspectives concerning mental health and mental health disabilities.

Our services are available to those who live or work in Tompkins County. We have limited services available in Seneca, Schuyler and Yates Counties in Central New York. We are always happy to respond to email inquiries in English, regardless of place of origin, if we can be of service.

A United Way agency, The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County is a chapter of the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS). MHANYS is an affiliate of Mental Health America (MHA), formerly the National Mental Health Association (NMHA).




MHANYS and its affiliate network work to promote mental health and recovery, encourage empowerment in mental health service recipients, eliminate discrimination, raise public awareness with education, and advocate for equality and opportunity for all.

MARCH 2015

Tuesday Parent Networking Group
Our Family Peer Advocate, Pat Vincent, offers a  support group for parents who deal with the unique challenges of raising a child with emotional or behavioral issues. Childcare is provided. Please call Pat at 273-9250 for more information or to register.

Wednesday Dinners
Every Wednesday at 5pm we serve dinner at our Center for Peer Empowerment at 301 S Geneva St, Suite 110. Please drop-in, have a delicious meal, tour our facility, learn about our services and make some new friends.  For more information call 273-9250.

Saturday Children’s Program
Every Saturday our Children’s Services Program provides a Saturday activity group. Please call Jacob for more information at 273-9250.