Resource & Recovery Centers
Resource and Recovery Centers are community centers that help individuals and their families to get information, connections to treatment, harm reduction, recovery. peer, and family support services, as well as follow-up support to help someone continue services and care. Some centers operate on a 24/7 basis and have supported multiple individuals to divert from the criminal justice system into treatment.
Peer Support Services
Peers (also called Recovery Coaches or Peer Advocates) are persons with lived experiences that help guide and assist individuals through the recovery process. Peers can help engage an individual to begin and stay in treatment and get other support to maintain their recovery. Efforts are increasing to train more peer professionals to provide peer recovery support in clinics, emergency departments, law enforcement diversion programs, and other locations on Staten Island.
OASAS Supportive Housing
Safe and affordable housing is vital to combating the opioid crisis on Staten Island and a critical need in a person’s recovery. Community efforts continue to focus on expanding available housing for those in need. OASAS-funded supportive housing are available on Staten Island.