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Phoenix House Career Academy

Brooklyn, New York


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50 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
1 888 671 9392

Brian Gillam
1 888 671 9392

Our Team

Phoenix House New York

Vincenzo Panico

Clinical Director
Vincenzo has seen our model of vocational services and treatment transform clients' lives.
Phoenix House New York

Brian Gillam

Director of Residential Programs, New York Region
Brian, a director of residential programs, has worked across Phoenix House's continuum of care.

Treatment Approach

Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.

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Insurance and Payment Options

Our experienced staff is skilled at working with all types of insurance providers to help you access the treatment you need. Phoenix House is an in-network provider for most major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.

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Whom do you treat and what types of services does Phoenix House New York offer?

Phoenix House New York offers short-term and long-term residential, intensive outpatient, and general outpatient treatment. We also offer treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders, detoxification services, medical, psychiatric, and dental services, and impaired driver programs. Our services are designed to meet the individual needs of adolescents and adults at various stages of recovery, including mothers…

How do I get admitted to your program?

If you or a loved one are in need of treatment, our call center is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week at 1 888 671 9392.

Do your programs accept insurance?

Yes, we are contracted with most insurance providers and accept almost all insurance plans. Please call to schedule an assessment, and our expert admissions staff will be happy to discuss insurance and payment options.

Our Core Services

Adult Residential Services

Phoenix House’s residential treatment services are wide-ranging and comprehensive, allowing us to tailor each client’s treatment solutions to meet individual needs. Lengths of stay are flexible and programs are designed to meet the treatment needs of
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Additional Services

Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

The Cosmetology Center offers a seven-month training program for adult women and men. The curriculum is designed to teach students the theory and practical skills required to meet the NYS Cosmetology Licensure Exam.

Recreational activities

Clients have the opportunity to engage in sports, meditation, and yoga classes.

Career Academy

Skills and Self-Esteem at our Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

Pop superstar Beyoncé was so moved when she met our clients that she and her mother, Miss Tina Knowles, created this innovative program at our Phoenix House Career Academy in Brooklyn. At the Center, we teach clients valuable vocational skills for a new career—and a new life—in recovery.

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Beyoncé and Miss Tina: Our Clients’ Biggest Fans

When Beyoncé portrayed legendary singer and struggling addict Etta James in Cadillac Records, she visited Phoenix House to talk with our clients and learn about addiction. Beyoncé’s mother explains how this life-changing visit led to the creation of our pioneering Beyoncé Cosmetology Center.

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