The Mental Health Pledge partners - made up local, regional, and national organizations - have proven track records of community engagement and empowerment. They are well positioned to promote the Office of Mental Health’s resources to high-need audiences.
By taking the Pledge, these organizations have committed to expanding awareness and support to New York’s most vulnerable communities. The goal is to increase the impact and reach of OMH's critical tools.
Mental Health Pledge Partner Organizations:
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, including about 2.5 million across New York State, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment.
Association on Aging in NY (AgingNY)
AgingNY supports and advocates for New York's 59 mostly county-based Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). AgingNY works with a network of organizations that exist to promote independence, preserve dignity, and provide support for residents of New York State as they age.
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families
CACF is the nation’s only pan-Asian children and families’ advocacy organization and leads the fight for improved and equitable policies, systems, funding, and services to support those in need. Working with almost 50 member organizations across New York City to identify and speak out on the many common challenges our community faces, CACF is building a community too powerful to ignore.
Community Service Society of New York
The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) is a 175-year-old organization dedicated to promoting a more equitable New York. CSS helps over 130,000 New Yorkers all over New York enroll in and use health insurance or otherwise access health care.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. CCE has expanded its role in community and public health with an emphasis on rural populations.
Cornell Health, a large, multi-disciplinary, nationally-recognized college health center, aspires to provide holistic care of the whole person. Their mission is to foster lifelong learning and well-being through innovative services and strategies that promote the physical, emotional, and social health of individuals and a diverse campus community
The Hispanic Federation (HF) is the premier Latino nonprofit membership and advocacy organization in the United States. HF’s mission is to empower and advance the Latino community by serving millions of low-income & immigrant families through a nationwide network of 300+ Latino nonprofits. HF advocates for social, economic, and racial equity with respect to nonprofit capacity-building, immigration, civic engagement, education, health, economic empowerment, disaster relief, and the environment.
New York Immigration Coalition
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella policy & advocacy organization that represents over 200 immigrant and refugee rights groups throughout New York. The NYIC serves one of the largest and most diverse newcomer populations in the United States. The multi-racial and multi-sector NYIC membership base includes grassroots and nonprofit community organizations, religious and academic institutions, labor unions, as well as legal and socioeconomic justice organizations.
Service Program for Older Adults, Inc.
The mission of Service Program for Older People is to enhance the quality of life of older adults and to foster their independent living through the delivery of comprehensive mental health and supportive services, advocacy and education. Located in New York City, SPOP serves some 2,500 older adults each year.