The SIMHS is a private, not-for-profit children's mental health services agency that has been serving Staten Island children with special needs and their families since 1895. Our goal is to help these children and their families improve the quality of their lives.
Last year, our 300 professional and support staff provided assistance to more than 6,800 individuals who participated in more than 20 programs at locations throughout the borough. In addition, our more than 500 volunteers contributed 50,000 hours of service.
〈Click HERE to connect to the NY1 story!〉 “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.” Aired first on NY1: Friday, March 27, 2015 at 07:00 PM EDT THANK YOU to NY1 for recognizing the hard work of […]
The Staten Island Mental Health Society held their 2015 Annual Gala Honoring Bob Cutrona on Friday, March 20, 2015 Above Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn. Thanks to all who helped support this event and celebrate 120 years of service! All of the proceeds from this event help to support SIMHS programs that benefit Staten […]
Elizabeth (Libby) Traynor, SIMHS’s Chief Clinical Officer and Senior Vice President for Behavioral Health Services received the 8th Annual Mid-Career Exemplary Social Work Leader Award from the New York Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) on December 4. Ms. Traynor was honored for her “visionary and exemplary work, dedication and unique commitment to the social […]
Karen Sorensen and Doreen Tartaglia received 2014 Community Service Awards from the Staten Island Not-for-Profit Association last month. The awards honor staff members who are often “unsung heroes” at the organizations where they work. Ms. Sorensen, whose official title is Payroll Coordinator, recently began sharing her flair for fundraising in a complementary role as an event planner. “Karen […]