Our Programs

Adult Services

Adult Services provides information and assistance to people using mental health services and to their family and friends. It can help people connect with local therapists, assist in coordinating services, help provide answers to questions concerning individual rights in different mental health environments, assist in resolving problems among people and systems, and help provide direct assistance to arrange referral to legal or other resources. Continue Reading


Family Support Services

The Family Support Services Program is focused on the needs of families who have a child or children with a social, emotional, behavioral, developmental or a mental health disability. FSS provides services to support and empower families so they can improve the quality of their lives and help their children to achieve their full potential within the family network and community. Continue Reading


Community Education

The education program of The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County educates consumers, family members and the public concerning all aspects of mental health and mental illness. The community education program arranges and/or provides workshops, forums, presentations, symposia, and opportunities for dialogue in order to accomplish this end. Continue Reading


Peer Support and Peer Training Services

Peer support programs provide an opportunity for consumers who have achieved significant recovery to assist others in their recovery journeys. Peer specialists model recovery, teach skills and offer supports to help people experiencing mental health challenges lead meaningful lives in the community. Continue Reading


Youth Services

The Youth Services Program offers flexible, creative programming to meet the needs of young people with emotional, developmental, or behavioral challenges. By providing opportunities for support, socialization, and recreation, the program works to keeps youth living happy, healthy lives in their homes and communities. Continue Reading


The Jenkins Center for Hope and Recovery

The Jenkins Center for Hope and Recovery is a drop-in center for those who use or have used mental health services. The Jenkins Center provides a safe environment where mental health consumers can relax, have fun with peers, and share information and support. The center is unique because it is staffed by peers, not healthcare professionals or government administrators. Continue Reading