Penrose Manor CR

Penrose CRPenrose is a supervised home for 12 dually diagnosed mentally ill / developmentally disabled adults who have the ultimate goal of living independently.  The residence is certified by the New York State Office of Mental Health and has a 24-hour professional staff on duty.

The residence is located on a semi-secluded property off Main Street in the Town of Rosendale. The three-story Victorian building offers rooms for group activities as well as single occupancy bedrooms. Residents have an excellent ability to gain practical knowledge of community living as they utilize local facilities which include a variety of shops, library, cinema, recreational park, churches and more..

 Penrose Community Residence is a transitional residence with a 3 year average length of stay.


 Eligibility Requirements:

•   Persons age 18 or over

•   Primary diagnosis of mental illness with a secondary diagnosis of a developmental disability,(F.S.I.Q. 85 or less) 

•   In need of supervised living, but possesses the ability to gain skills needed for more independent living

•   Each applicant will be interviewed prior to admission to determine if the program is appropriate for his/her needs

•   No person will be excluded from the program on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, or national origin

Services Provided:

•   Training & supervision in the activities of daily living

•   Counseling

•   Crisis management

•   Medication management

•   Socialization opportunities

•   Room and board

•   Transportation

•   Referral to and coordination with appropriate health, mental health, rehabilitation, and supportive services

Service Planning:

Each individual participates in developing his/her own Individual Service Plan, which identifies training and supervision needed to address functional limitations. Typically, individuals require assistance in developing:
•   Interpersonal skills

•   Employment potential

•   Ability to carry out activities to live independently

•   Nutrition and personal care skills

•   Cooperativeness, problem solving skills

•   Self-medication skills

•   Managing psychiatric symptoms

The fee is based on SSI Level II Residential Care and Medicaid Restorative Service rates for community residence and is subject to change.

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For further information please contact the
Director of Residential Services at  
(845) 331-1261