History

1982: The Weekend Center established on October 27, 1982

1983: Began a Children of Alcoholics program, one of only two in Westchester County at the time

1984: Initiated the first Adolescent After School Intensive Program in Westchester County to serve the adolescent user and the family

1990: Opened Generations, the first treatment program for women with children in Westchester; today, serves a state-wide treatment model

1992: Generations program replicated and expanded in Southern Westchester to serve 25 women

1993: Became a federally-funded Shelter-Plus-Care sponsor, providing housing and case management services to chemically-dependent homeless families

1997: Established Families First Intensive Case Management, a program for multi-problem substance abusing families whose children are at severe risk of foster care placement

2000: Began Chemical Dependency Assessment Unit at the Yonkers Child Welfare Offices; program later expanded to the Peekskill and White Plains Child Welfare Offices

2002: In collaboration with the Westchester County Department of Probation, PINS (Persons in Need of Supervision) Assessment Unit established for adolescents aged 16 to 18

2003: PINS Assessment Unit expanded to serve all adolescent PINS; a case management and family therapy component was added

April 1, 2003: Assumed operations of Poughkeepsie and Beacon Counseling Centers; agency nearly doubles in size

June 2004: Assumed operations of New Rochelle Clinic

October 1, 2004: Began operation of the Poughkeepsie Methadone Clinic after receiving Article 28 License from the New York State Department of Health

February 2007: Expansion of Westchester County Chemical Dependency Unit and establishment of Poughkeepsie Co-location Program

July 2007: Received grant to provide evidence-based treatment services to substance abusing adolescents in Poughkeepsie; MAPS (Motivating Abstinence through Pro-social Skills) promotes a sober lifestyle to adolescents.

September 2007: Along with a consortium of other agencies, LCR awarded 5-year federal grant to improve child welfare outcomes for children living with adult substance abusers in Westchester; through the Building Bridges program, grant funds are being used toward providing clinical case management services for the most at-risk families.

October 2007: Poughkeepsie Methadone Clinic reaccredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA)

October 27, 2007: LCR celebrates 25 years

December 2007: LCR expands into Rockland County with Airmont and Haverstraw clinics; marks third county in which LCR provides treatment services; Airmont clinic receives license from New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

March 2008: Haverstraw clinic receives operating license from New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and begins operations

July 2008: Received second operating certificate for second Poughkeepsie clinic site from New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Fall 2008: OASAS awards three-year operating licenses to Mount Kisco and New Rochelle clinics

December 2008: OASAS awards three-year operating license to Airmont clinic

February 2009: Families First moves to Elmsford and Beacon clinic expands

June 2009: Airmont begins serving adolescents

July 2009: New Rochelle clinic expands

To Be Continued…

“Affordable services and treatment are offered to children, adolescents, and adults.”


Lexington Center for Recovery, Inc.
116 Radio Circle, Suite 307-309
Mount Kisco, NY 10549 US
914.666.0191