Our mission is to disrupt and dismantle cycles of hospitalization, homelessness, and incarceration by providing direct legal and social work services and promoting systemic change through litigation, legislation, and community education
The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center stands in solidarity with the nationwide protests and movements challenging state violence against Black people. We know this violence is deeply rooted in the systems of white supremacy and anti-Black racism upon which this country was founded – and it must end. Read the rest of our statement.
The Mental Health Project advocates for low-income New Yorkers living with serious mental health concerns.
Legal representation and social work services for individuals
Impact litigation, coalition building, and legislative advocacy
Workshops and trainings for community members and service providers