AOT Care Coordination Programs

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams:

  • ACT-BPC
    • Operated by the Buffalo Psychiatric Center*
    • *Referrals accepted only from BPC inpatient, BPC outpatient and BPC housing
  • ACT
    • BestSelf Behavioral Health
  • ACT
    • Spectrum Human Services

Health Home Plus Care Management:

  • Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers
  • Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC)

Spectrum Care Coordination Program

  • Spectrum Human Services
  • BestSelf Behavioral Health 

These teams assess the consumer's current status and needs, develop individual service plans, monitor and reassess needs on an on-going basis and respond to crisis situations. Staff work with an array of community organizations and are on-call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

Additional Consumer Services

  • Consumers have the opportunity to access legal representation throughout their involvement with the AOT program from Mental Hygiene Legal Services. For more Information call 845-3650.
  • In order to ensure personal choices regarding mental and physical care, if one becomes incapable of making treatment decisions, one may wish to document preferences in an Advance Directive. More information about Advance Directives can be obtained by contacting the WNY Independent Center Project or Mental Hygiene Legal Services.
  • To enlist the help of a peer, contact the intake coordinator at the WNY Independent Living Center (836-0822), and for information or self-help groups, contact Action for Mental Health (871-0581) or the Mental Health Association (886-1242)

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Phone: (716) 858-8530

Department of Mental Health
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Room 1237
Buffalo, New York 14202