CSS is proud to partner with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the Office of Mental Health in launching this first-in-the-nation Ombudsprogram, called CHAMP, that is designed to help New Yorkers with mental health and substance use disorders fully utilize their health insurance benefits or otherwise access care. CSS and our existing CHAMP partners The Legal Action Center, the NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, The Legal Aid Society and the Medicare Rights Center, are delighted to welcome our new partners:
Adirondack Health Institute (North Country)
Community health Action of Staten Island
Family and Children’s Association (Long Island)
Family Counseling Services of Courtland County, Inc (Broom, Courtland, Madison and Tioga)
Save the Michaels of the World, Inc. (Western New York)
Read more about this exciting project here.