About this Facility
The Phoenix House Career Academy is an adult business and trade school accredited by the NYC Department of Education. The Career Academy is an innovative model of accelerated treatment with a fully operational vocational school on site; it is considered one of Brooklyn’s most successful vocational programs.
The Career Academy guides clients as they work toward their personal and professional goals. Residents live, learn, and work in an environment specifically tailored to meet their needs. Our specialized programs provide training in such high-demand fields as building maintenance and repairs and culinary arts. Our Beyoncé Cosmetology Center, founded by pop superstar Beyoncé Knowles and her mother, Miss Tina Knowles, offers a training course in cosmetology. In addition to these vocational tracks, we also offer GED courses, job placement assistance, and the AmeriCorps Volunteer Program. Clients from Phoenix House’s New York programs as well as day students (16-22 years old) from the community are eligible to attend our vocational training and/or GED classes.
Our residential substance abuse treatment program provides treatment services for men using an evidence-based approach to addiction treatment and a strength-based, holistic view of recovery. Our team consists of highly skilled clinicians who provide assessment, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning. Our staff promotes personal responsibility and accountability, while conveying empathy and recognizing each client’s potential. We are committed to giving our clients the education and job skills necessary to excel in the workplace, as well as the strength and renewed self-esteem to live successful, drug-free lives.
Most major insurance plans and all major credit cards are accepted.
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 clients at various points in their recovery. See more details
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- Military Community Services
- Assessment and Evaluation Services
- Adolescent Residential Services
- Mental Health Services
- Screening and Brief Interventions
- Prevention and Education Services
- Adolescent Outpatient Services
- Sober Living and Recovery Support
- Mother and Child Residential Services
- Adult Outpatient Services
- Adult Residential Services
- Adult Detoxification and Stabilization
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.
This program provides placement for volunteers in various youth and prevention-based substance abuse organizations throughout New York State. Phoenix House collaborates with multiple agencies, including: VIP, Altamont, Cedar House, Washington County Youth Bureau, and Liberty Resources, among others.
Clients have the opportunity to engage in sports, meditation, and yoga classes.