What is Project Hope?
Project Hope provides free and confidential one-to-one or group counseling services for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Wherever you wish to meet - in your home, place of work, community centers, schools or houses of worship - trained crisis counselors can come to you.
In the months following Hurricane Sandy, many people find it helpful to have someone who cares, someone who listens - someone who can help them understand their reactions to the disaster and its aftermath. We help you think about options and find people or agencies that can assist with your disaster-related concerns.
What do Project Hope counselors do?
Trained Project Hope counselors can help you determine how best to meet your needs and move forward with your recovery. They will also help locate other resources that you may need. If you would like to find a grief support group in your neighborhood, for instance, they can offer direction
If you would like to speak with a crisis counselor or for more information, please contact Project Hope at Long Beach Medical Center
We look forward to helping you on your road to recovery.
The New York State Office of Mental Health has created the Project Hope Crisis Counseling Program to assist individuals, families, and groups impacted by the disaster caused by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Project Hope offers free and confidential supportive counseling and public education services to Hurricane Sandy disaster victims. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and administered on the federal level by the Center for Mental Health Services at SAMHSA.