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Home Based Crisis Intervention Program

Hudson Valley

swingingThe Astor Home-Based Crisis Intervention Program (HBCI) is designed to prevent psychiatric hospitalization or out of home placement. HBCI is an intensive, short-term crisis intervention service and family therapy program. HBCI is staffed with licensed clinicians who are available to families 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, to respond to crisis situations.

Services include:

• Crisis Intervention
• Home-based Assessment & Treatment Planning
• Psycho-education
• Family & Individual Therapy
• Case Management & Referral Services


Astor’s HBCI Program accepts referrals from parents/caregivers, community members, schools, children’s mental health providers, other agencies working with children, and psychiatric hospital emergency departments.

Intake Criteria


Contact Us:

Alexis VanDeCarr, LCSW-R Director of Crisis Services
205 South Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Tel: (845) 554-1365 x102
Fax: (845) 453-3033
Email: Please use our Program Contact Form »

More Information:

Program brochure (PDF file)

Folleto del programa (archivo PDF)


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