Phoenix Houses of New York, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
Phoenix House AmeriCorps lends crucial clinical support to adults with severe substance abuse, criminal justice involvement, physical and mental health problems, and lack of job skills and employment. Serving in treatment agencies and recovery programs across the state, AmeriCorps members will be involved in intake assessments, counseling and psycho-education, and provide a range of other crucial support to programs and clients, leading to a reduction in substance abuse and recidivism, and increased employment for program clients. Ongoing training and supervision will be provided to ensure members' service success and promote members' professional development, leading to improved employment levels post-service.