SIMHS Reading Volunteers are NY1’s Staten Islanders of the Week!

“Whether it’s stocking, sorting or decorating the latest “Staten Islanders of the Week” work year-round, managing two shops that help keep a local nonprofit up and running.” NY1: Friday, March 27, 2015

2017 Membership Drive, Join the 120 Club!

Staten Island Mental Health Society 2017 Membership Drive Since its inception in 1895, the Staten Island Mental Health Society, a tax exempt 501 (c) 3 organization, has depended on its membership to carry out its motto: “We’re here when you need us.”  Our members and their support are what allow us to serve Staten Island’s […]

SafeTY.net Director Receives ‘Woman of Distinction’ Award

Robin Sklarin, Director of the Society’s SafeTY.net Program, received a Woman of Distinction Award from Second Chance International, at a ceremony at the Labetti Post on December 3. Ms. Sklarin was selected for her, “Enormous work with the SafeTY.net program, her work with youth, the LGBT community, and success stories from her mentorship,” according to […]

Dr. Richard M. Silberstein Award Presented

    The SIMHS presented its 2016 Dr. Richard M. Silberstein Award to Matt Carter, Esq., an associate attorney in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice of the international law firm O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, recognizing his extraordinary service to Staten Island children, especially those with special needs.      Andrea Smyth, Executive Director of the Albany-based […]

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Three Staffers Receive Service Awards

SIMHS congratulates our three staff members who received 2016 Community Service Awards from the Staten Island Not-for-Profit Association on November 20 at the Vanderbilt in South Beach. Head Start Fiscal Officer Patchara Changpertitum; Early Recognition Screening Specialist and Chief Staff Nurse Jane DiFortuna, RN; and Superintendent for Facilities Management Daniel Rothmund will be honored, along […]

“All-You-Can-Eat” Breakfast Benefits Our Kids

Our supporters brought their heartiest appetites to the Knights of Columbus Father Drumgoole Council’s “All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast” benefit for the Women’s Guild of the Staten Island Mental Health Society (SIMHS), on Sunday, November 13. The repast, at the Council Hall at included breakfast favorites bacon, eggs, pancakes and cereal, as well as a made-to-order menu of […]

CHILDREN’S THEATRE PERFORMED ‘GUYS & DOLLS’

Our Staten Island Children’s Theatre Association (SICTA) Performing Arts Company older group (9 to 18 years old) staged two productions of the much-loved Broadway show, “Guys and Dolls,” on Sunday. November 20 at South Richmond High School, Princes Bay.  The shows were a sell-out. The SICTA’s younger group, budding thespians 5 to 9 years old, […]

SCHOOL READING VOLUNTEERS WELCOMED TO NEW TERM

More than 100 of our corps of School Reading Volunteers were welcomed to the new term at a gala Kick-Off Breakfast at the Staaten on October 26. School administrators and local community leaders joined SIMHS in officially opening the 57th year of the program. Last year, 230 school reading volunteers donated 15,000 hours tutoring close […]

Our Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser Revved Up the Crowd.

Our first annual Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser, on Saturday, October 8, was a rousing success …for children, for the community and for the Society. Even the weather cooperated. Over 750 children, parents and grandparents arrived at the Vanderbilt’s South Beach parking lot ready for a hands-on adventure, where they experienced how various vehicles protect, build and serve […]

Women’s Guild Installs New Officers

     The SIMHS Women’s Guild  installed its newly elected officers for 2016-2017 last week at a year-end dinner meeting at Bella Vita Restaurant.      Linda Miraglia took the helm as the Guild’s new president. The other officers are June Dellavalle, vice president; Carol Romano, recording secretary; and Dorothy Liquori, corresponding secretary.     […]