About Us

Welcome to Argus Community

We provide on-going and continuously improving methods of treatments and preventions that restore the lives of the many under-served New Yorkers who come through our doors each year.

For over 50 years, we’ve worked tirelessly to improve health outcomes for New York’s increasing at risk populations. Our innovative programs target severely disadvantaged teens and adults into mentored programs to free themselves from poverty and drug abuse. We pride ourselves on building new lives based on work, hope, and responsibility and supporting community-based health organizations who share in our mission to improve public health.


Our vast affiliate network of Health Systems, Hospitals, and and Non-Profit Community Organizations, continually improve healthcare outcomes.


Our community has been providing innovative programs which engage and help severely disadvantaged New Yorkers and their families.


Our team is proud to provide you with effective and friendly support to answer all your questions 24/7 via our phone, email, or live-chat channels.

Funding Sources

The impact we make is amplified by the support you give, and for that – we are grateful.

Since our inception in 1968, and now for over 50 years, we have continued to successfully bring together and develop outstanding people, resources, and programs in pursuit of our ambitious mission: To provide on-going and continuously improved methods of treatments and preventions that restore the lives of the many underserved New York City-area families, men, women, and adolescents who come through our doors each year.

Recent reductions in available government supports for families and individuals in need of services are having a severe impact on the voluntary-sector, and consequently, today more than ever, we are dependent on the generosity of friends and agencies, such as those listed below who recognize the importance of, and share our mission and the commitment to moving it forward:

Current & Past Funding Sources:

  • MAC Foundation
  • Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, SSDI, Public Assistance, Food Stamps
  • Medical and Health Research Association of NYC
  • NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)
  • NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA)
  • NYS Department of Education/ VESID
  • NYS Department of Health/Public Heath Solutions – AIDS Institute
  • NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
  • NYS Office of Children and Family Services
  • Private Sector Donations
  • St. James Episcopal Church
  • The Chase Manhattan Foundation
  • The Children’s Hope Foundation
  • The Concordia Foundation
  • The Diana S. Simberloff Charitable Foundation
  • The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
  • The Heckscher Foundation for Children
  • The J. P. Morgan Chase Foundation
  • The New York Times Company Foundation
  • The Oristano Foundation
  • The Ullman Family Fund
  • The United Way of New York City
  • The Whistler Family Trust
  • Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities
  • Twin Chimney, Inc.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Contributions and in-kind donations from:

  • (NYC) Mayor’s Voluntary Action Center
  • Actor’s Equity Fights AIDS
  • Amandia Screen Printing
  • Blake Electric Company
  • Bronx Cable Vision
  • Driscoll Food Service
  • Ferrantino Fuel Corporation
  • Greenhill Industrial Supply
  • Kenny’s Furniture Land
  • Lane Architecture & Design, P.C.
  • Mormax Company, Inc.
  • Western Beef
  • World Wrestling Federation

Current and past federal grants

3 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants:

  • d) Harbor House (G#NY01B600051): funding of 30 beds, including SA & MH treatment for homeless, chronic SA, DSM MH dx.
  • e) Harbor House & New Leaf (G#NY01B600055): funding for 15-bed expansion (HH) and 15 additional slots (NL), to provide treatment and pre-vocational training program fro individuals with little of no experience.
  • f) ACT I, Argus IV, New Leaf (G#NY01B600027): funding for 16 students for job training, placement and follow-up (ACT I), 10 beds, designated for initial 90 days of treatment (Argus IV), additional slots and stipends (New Leaf)

SAMHSA CSAT grant (Contract #1H79TI021815-01) in order to provide a continuum of integrated assessment, Tx, addiction recovery and linkage services and supports for clients who are adult re-entrants to from local prisons and jails who have been assessed as having substance abuse, chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders.

NIH National Institute of Drug Abuse Research Fed (CFDA # 93.279 Contract # 5RI8DA06968-05): Development of improvement of treatments for homeless, chronic substance abuse, chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders.

DHHS (98CMS730): pass-through Public Health Solutions Incorporated (HIV Emergency Relief Project Grant, NYC-Ryan White): Argus ACCESS case management funding for persons living with AIDS/HIV (PLWA/H) and collaterals who are not receiving entitlement monies.

DHHS (C-003083): pass-through NYS OASAS block grants for prevention and treatment of substance abuse and chemical dependency.