Catholic Hospitals


Catholic Deaf Activities NYC Area

Catholic Hospitals and Accessibility
A list of Catholic Hospitals in the New York Metropolitan area starting from north to south and the telephone numbers to contact for services for Deaf and hard of hearing patients:
(For an explanation of your rights as a patient, go to the website of the Center for Health Care Access:

Ulster County:
        Benedictine Hospital
        105 Mary's Avenue
        Kingston, New York 12401-5894
        845 338-2500
        Pat Dogil, patient representative; uses agency for interpreters; automatically gives TTY         when admitted or contact Patient Relations

Dutchess County:
        St. Francis Hospital
        241 North Road
        Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
        845 483-5000

Orange County:
        Bon Secours Community Hospital
        160 East Main Street
        Port Jervis, New York 12771
        845 856-5351
        Uses agency for interpreters; has TTY for patients

        St. Anthony Community Hospital
        15-19 Maple Avenue
        Warwick, New York 10990
        845 986-2276

Rockland County:
        Good Samaritan Hospital
        255 Lafayette Avenue
        Suffern, New York  10901
        845 368-5000
        Has agreements with a few interpreters; if none are available, uses agency; has portable         TTY, also TTY in telephone lobby and at switchboard

Westchester County:
        St. Agnes Hospital
        305 North Street
        White Plains, New York 10605
        914 681-4500
        Uses agency for interpreters; nurse manager and switchboard have the number; has TTY         available; contact patient representative

        St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester
        275 North Street
        Harrison, New York 10528
        914 967-6500
        Contact Father Cavoto, ext 5250

        St. Joseph's Hospital
        1275 Broadway
        Yonkers, New York 10701
        914 378-7000
        Contact patient representative, ext 7806 or 7515

Bronx County:
        Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
        600 East 233 Street
        Bronx, New York 10466
        718 920-9000
        Has two employees who sign ( deaf audiologist and Director of Physicians, a CODA) or         uses agency; has TTY in communications department; contact patient representative

        St. Clare's Hospital
        415 West 51 Street
        New York, New York 10019
        212 586-1500
        Uses agency for interpreters; has TTY; contact Case Management; if there are             problems, contact the director of Case Management

        Cabrini Medical Center
        227 East 19 Street
        New York, New York 10003
        212 995-6000
        Uses agency for interpreters; has TTY for patients

        St. Vincent's Medical Center
        153 West 11 Street
        New York, New York  10011
        212 604-7000
        Has interpreter on staff; after hours, uses agency (New York Society for the Deaf); has         TTY; contact Patient Relations

        St. Mary's Hospital
        170 Buffalo Avenue
        Brooklyn, New York  11213
        718 221-3000
        Interpreters provided by Language Services; after hours uses agency; has TTY in             emergency room; TTY available through Patient Relations

Queens County:
        Mary Immaculate Hospital
        152-11 89 Avenue
        Jamaica, New York 11432
        718 558-2000
        Has an interpreter on staff; after hours, uses agency (New York Society for the the Deaf);         TTY available from Patient Relations

        St. John's Hospital
        90-02 Queens Blvd.
        Elmhurst, New York 11373
        718 558-1000
        Affiliated with Mary Immaculate; offers same services

Nassau County:
        Mercy Medical Center
        1000 North Village Avenue
        Rockville Centre, New York 11510
        516 705-2525
        Uses agency for interpreters (Mill Neck Services); has TTY for patients

        St. Frances Hospital
        100 Port Washington Blvd.
        Roslyn, New York 11576
        516 562-6000
        Uses agency for interpreters (Mill Neck Services); has TTY for patients

Suffolk County:
        Good Samaritan Hospital
        100 Montauk Highway
        West Islip, New York  11795
        631 376-4001

        St. Charles Hospital
        200 Belle Terre Road
        Port Jefferson, New York  11777
        631 474-6000