25-29 AVENUE D
NEW YORK, NY 10009
At Educational Alliance’s Center for Recovery and Wellness (CRW), we are committed to serving whole individuals, whole families, and whole communities. Our dedicated staff take a holistic, strengths-based approach to recovery and wellness that responds to the distinct needs of each individual. Our programs include residential and outpatient addiction treatment, Recovery Services, prevention education, and community programming such as our free Community Food Program, ReStart Academy high school, and employment and housing services. We believe integrated, inclusive approaches that connect individuals with their families and communities lead to more effective interventions and long-term success. We offer culturally-competent, evidence-based programs and services that strengthen individuals and communities, enhance resiliency, and foster lasting recovery.
The Center for Recovery and Wellness is a part of Educational Alliance. Our community centers are a place where everyone is welcome. A place where community is built. A place where New Yorkers grow. Explore our site to learn how CRW can help you strenghten yourself and your community—because you belong here.
RESIDENTIAL AND OUTPATIENT ADMISSIONS
Interested in enrolling in our residential or outpatient services or have questions about our programs? Please use the contact information below:
Residential and Outpatient Treatment
Suzette Ross, LCSW
Director of Admissions
25-29 Avenue D, New York, NY 10009
NEWS AND UPDATES
This article features an interview with Cynthia Rodriguez, a Workforce Development Coordinator at partner organization Back On My Feet, as well as an interview with William G., former member of Back On My Feet and client at PRIDE Site.
Samara, a newly hired Clinical Counselor in the Project Contact Outpatient Program, talks about her work as an art therapist and why it is a unique tool to support those in recovery.
Troy Boze, founder of the Muscal Pathways to Wellness Program and Recovery Services Coordinator, shares his experience using music to engage people as a Peer Navigator in WSP.
Our Managing Director of Community and Recovery Services discusses the recent launch of the new CASAC Training Institute.
A Longstanding Educational Alliance (EA) Employee, Liz Jack reflects on her time working at PRIDE Site before it evolved into the Center for Recovery and Wellness (CRW).
Katherine M. reflects on her time in outpatient treatment and the pursuit of her goal of becoming a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
Jackie Small shares about her promotion to a new dual role: Director of Vocational and Motivational Enhancement Counseling (MEC) services.
Keithie Lawrence (Director of Community and Recovery Services) reflects on growing the Brown Bag from an informal service to an official program.
Jerry W. shares about his recovery process at CRW that has encompassed every phase of treatment from residential to outpatient.
Rosita Harris gives a close look at her role as a PCO Clinical Counselor and Intake Clinician, and her working of supporting clients in recovery.
Gail Brennan, our new Volunteer Coordinator for the Brown Bag Program, talks about her background, experiences so far, and hopes for the future.
Kim Sumner Mayer (Family Services Coordinator) gives tips on how to support family members in recovery during COVID-19.
Freddie J., a PRIDE Site Residential client, shares about his experiences receiving Peer support from Angela Frazier (Peer Services Coordinator).
Arnette Scott talks about her work on the Motivational Enhancement Team supporting our PRIDE Site residential clients.
Sara Learner [Prevention and Wellness Educator] discusses her work of teaching in elementary schools and conducting community-based events.
Client Richard W. shares about his time in residential and outpatient treatment and the support he received from counselors Adriane Giebel (PRIDE Site Clinician) and Cristin McKenna (PCO Clinician).
Shavon E. talks about the extensive support she received in the residential and outpatient programs from her primary counselors.
This article features an interview with Mia Saunders, Sr. Health and Wellness Educator, about the Triple P curriculum and her experience co-leading a group of residents in Pride Site.
Randall A. is a former client of CRW’s Pride Site and Re-integration programs, who after attempting to recover multiple times, has now been sober for a full year and is going to school to become a nurse! Below is a conversation with him reflecting back on his recovery...
Jahn, previously a client in PRIDE Site Residential and currently enrolled in Project Contact Outpatient at the Center for Recovery and Wellness (CRW), shares about how music lessons with Mariano (Visiting Musician) helped strengthen his recovery...