MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY INC

Where Help Is | Where Hope Lives

aka MHA of Dutchess   |   Poughkeepsie, NY   |  www.mhadutchess.org

Mission

Dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental illness and improving the care and treatment of persons with mental illness.
Mental Health America Dutchess County is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental wellness through education, programs, advocacy, and community supports. MHADC envisions a society in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect and where comprehensive mental health services of the highest quality are available and accessible to all.

Ruling year info

1968

Executive Director

Andrew O'Grady LCSW-R

Main address

253 Mansion Street Suite 201

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 USA

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Formerly known as

Mental Health Association in Dutchess County, Inc.

EIN

14-1402059

NTEE code info

Mental Health Association, Multipurpose (F80)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Care Coordination

One on one case management services for up to 3500 Dutchess County residents. Clients served have a serious and persistent mental illness. Care managers provide a service plan, ongoing support and planning and linking to other necessary services

Population(s) Served
Adults

Family Support and Advocacy serves families of the Dutchess County Mental Health Community

Population(s) Served
Families
Children and youth

Day shelter for homeless persons of Dutchess County

Population(s) Served
Homeless people

Personalized Recovery Oriented Services

Population(s) Served
Adults

Vet2Vet is a Veterans Peer Program based on the PFC Joseph P Dwyer program. A way to provide mental health assistance through peer and social support.

Population(s) Served
Veterans

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS) 2021

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Clients with mental disorders and/or substance abuse disorder

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Case management notes,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We are working hard to serve all individual needs throughout our programs. we are educating our staff through referrals to all the services offered throughout our organization to best serve our clients.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    They feel included in our person centered approach.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY INC

Board of directors
as of 5/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Andrew Oliver


Board co-chair

Mike Hawkins

David Curry

Rhinebeck Bank

Julie Gutierrez

Oakwood Friends School

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/4/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 05/04/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.