Access Center

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The Assess Center at Richard Hall serves as the single point of entry for individuals seeking services at the Richard Hall Community Mental  Health  Center.  The process begins by contacting the Access Center and completing an initial inquiry with an Intake Triage Specialist.  The initial inquiry allows the Intake Triage Specialist to obtain relevant information to assist us in understanding your needs and the best way to help.  This process greatly reduces the wait time when you arrive by having all of your information available and on hand for easy access. 

Once the initial inquiry is complete, you can choose to come whatever day is convenient for you, Monday - Thursday at 8:45 a.m.  You are asked to be prompt and to register with the receptionist at our front desk.  Our access center staff will meet with you and introduce you to our billing staff to complete any necessary paperwork.  Once completed one of our clinicians will meet with you and complete your evaluation on that day.   

During the initial evaluation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your concerns with the clinician and together you will discuss the appropriate level of service that best meets your needs.

Within two days of your evaluation your clinician will meet with the Center’s Disposition Team, a multidisciplinary group of professionals who may make additional recommendations as well as assign your permanent therapist. 


If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us using the information below.

Direct Line: 908-253-3165 or Toll Free at 1-888-744-4417

Main Number: 908-725-2800

Access Center Fax/Hospital Discharge Information: 908-575-3980


In Case of a Psychiatric Emergency
Please contact Bridgeway's Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS) at 908-526-4100.
This service can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.