Vocational Instruction Project (VIP) Community Services

https://www.vipservices.org

Mission Statement: VIP offers integrated medical, behavioral health, housing, and wraparound services to improve the health and well being of the Bronx and surrounding communities.

770 E 176th St
Bronx, NY 10460

718-583-5150

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Vocational Instruction Project Community Services, Inc.
Accreditation :
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Behavioral Health Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient Treatment, SAMHSA-Certified Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)
Substance Focus:
Alcohol, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Cocaine/crack, Inhalants, Marijuana/hashish, Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Opioids (prescription or heroin), OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), PCP/hallucinogens
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Adult men (age 18+), Adult women (age 18+), Seniors or older adults (age 65+)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Homeless
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • LGBTQ
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • People with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Parents
  • People with physical disabilities
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Veterans, active duty military, or military family
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
All-gender bathroom(s) available on site, All-gender or gender inclusive living quarters, Staff are trained on LGBTQ-specific needs in treatment
Other Languages Spoken:
Creole, French, Spanish

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Insurance
Accepted :
Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Wellcare, Affinity Health Plan (Managed Care), Centers Plan for Healthy Living (CPHL), Elderplan, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Managed Care), Fidelis Care, Fidelis Care (Managed Care), Healthfirst, MetroPlus Health Plan, MetroPlus Health Plan (Managed Care), Optum, Oxford Health Plans, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (Managed Care)
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 5:30AM-5:00PM
Tue: 5:30AM-5:00PM
Wed: 5:30AM-5:00PM
Thu: 5:30AM-5:00PM
Fri: 5:30AM-5:00PM
Sat: 6:30AM-2:00PM
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 08/20/2021

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

This section indicates whether facilities offer services that align with the Shatterproof National Principles of Care © .

Fast Access to Treatment

  • Offers same day or walk-in appointments

Personalized Evaluation and Treatment Plan

  • Examines all of the 6 critical factors during the intake process to develop the patient's treatment plan

    Before starting treatment, asks about:

    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
    Mental health
    Readiness to change
    Recovery and living environment
    Potential to relapse

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Different Location
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For family/friends of patients, For patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Onsite
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Onsite
  • Offers medication for mental health

Effective Behavioral Therapies for Addiction

  • Offers behavioral therapy that has been shown to help people with addiction

    This facility offers the following therapies:

    Cognitive Behavioral Health Therapy (CBT)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    Mental health
    Potential to relapse
    Recovery and living environment
    General health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    Readiness to change
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician other than psychiatrist (MD, DO)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), Physician (MD, DO), Registered Nurse (RN)
    Offers testing for :
    Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, HIV, Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Tuberculosis

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with childcare
    Assistance with food
    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Case management
    Domestic violence (e.g., physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse) services
    Educational assistance (e.g., GED courses)
    Employment counseling or training
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training)
    Housing support
    Legal aid
    Peer recovery support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 04/07/2022

Patient reviews include multiple choice questions and one narrative question. Reviews are published once 20 responses have been submitted for the facility.

Patient Experience

This section displays responses to the multiple choice questions and shows how frequently each option was selected for the facility next to the average across all facilities in the state.

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“Somewhat”
21%
17%
“A little”
10%
5%
“Not at all”
6%
1%

Respondents gave ratings of...
9-10
54%
47%
7-8
32%
38%
6 or lower
14%
15%

A little better
30%
27%
About the same
17%
7%
A little worse
3%
1%
Much worse
3%
1%

"No"
26%
17%

"Usually"
31%
26%
"Sometimes"
10%
10%
"Never"
9%
3%

"Usually"
22%
17%
"Sometimes"
7%
6%
"Never"
3%
1%

"No"
9%
8%

Patient Feedback

This section displays narrative responses about patient experiences at the facility along with patient ratings (0 - 10) of the facility.

Everyone working together to get things done, felt supported by staff, groups are good and counseling sessions are good. I can't think of anything that needs to be improved

rated facility as: 10/10
rated facility as: 9/10

The focus here is on recovery and making the right choices. The staff was great.

rated facility as: 10/10
rated facility as: 10/10

everythings right. this is a great place

rated facility as: 10/10