Mental Health

WJCS is the largest not-for-profit provider of licensed outpatient behavioral health services in Westchester County. During the COVID-19 public health crisis, WJCS continues to provide its full array of behavioral health services via telehealth by telephone or video chat (Click HERE to learn more).  

WJCS’ multi-disciplinary team of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse-practitioners, licensed practical nurses and peer counselors are committed to improving the emotional and physical health of Westchester residents. Through the use of evidence-based practices to offer compassionate and cutting-edge care to children, families, individuals, people with disabilities, and older adults.

Behavioral health services are provided through four New York State licensed community based mental health clinics, nine satellite and school based clinics, a mobile clinic and various locations throughout Westchester County.

WJCS is a key partner in local, county, and statewide initiatives that promote emotional wellness, combat the stigma that serves as a barrier to effective mental health & substance use treatment, and foster a trauma-informed system of care. The agency provides behavioral health treatment, counseling, support groups, and programming in clinic, school, mobile, and community locations throughout Westchester County. Learn more about the pervasiveness of mental illness in the US.

Our commitment to research and training ensures that Westchester residents have access to the highest level and most current services delivered by skilled professionals. WJCS is a training site for doctoral level psychologists and graduate students in social work. Through our Educational Institute, we provide research-proven training for WJCS staff and those of other community agencies. Click HERE for a list of insurances we accept, the name and phone number of the intake worker at each WJCS clinic, and a description of how to obtain services. 


Specialized Clinical Services

For more information about mental health services,


Leslie Hernandez, Director of Admitting  (914) 737-7338 x 3119;
1101 Main Street, Peekskill, NY, 10566


Suzanne DeLasho, Director of Behavioral Health Services (914) 737-7338 x3120;


WJCS Admitting Department Contact Info

Hartsdale Clinic:

Bethania Camilo, Admitting Specialist

Ph: (914) 949-7699 ext. 2605 or ext. 4

John Alterman, Clinic Director

Ph: (914) 949-7699 ext. 2474

Mt. Vernon Clinic:

Marissa Cortes, Admitting Specialist

Ph: (914) 668-8938 ext. 3110 or ext.3

Ann Brammer, Clinic Director

Ph: (914) 668-8938 ext. 3014

Yonkers Clinic:

Leslie Perez, Admitting Specialist

Ph: (914) 423-4433 ext. 3231 or ext.3

Alissa Baalbaki, Clinic Director

Ph: (914) 423-4433 ext. 3224

Peekskill Clinic:

Leslie Hernandez, Director of Admitting

Ph: (914) 737-7338 ext. 3119 or ext.3

Donnamarie Jones, Clinic Director

Ph: (914) 737-7338 ext. 3119

Back to top