Business Partners


Putnam Family & Community Services, Inc. (PFCS) is an affordable, accessible leader in behavioral health solutions for residents of the Lower Hudson Valley, including Putnam, Dutchess and Northern Westchester counties as well as neighboring Connecticut. Our approach is focused on the whole person, providing a wide range of services. We address all aspects of an individual’s needs, considering social determinants such as socio-economic status, education, employment and health, and the challenges within themselves, their families and their communities. In order to support and guide our clients as completely as possible, we have established partnerships with other organizations that can help us deliver a better client experience, build better population health and drive more efficient use of resources.


CBHS, Inc.  


PFCS is a member of Coordinated Behavioral Health Services, Inc. (CBHS). This 501(c)(3) partnership is comprised of 9 organizations providing Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) services to 10 counties in the Hudson Valley. CBHS Inc. was formed in order to address the rapidly changing approach to health care in NY State and to develop the critical business relationships necessary for sustainability.


Our partners include:





The CBHS Independent Providers Association is comprised of the nine Behavioral Health members of CBHS Inc.  The CBHS IPA is designed to assess and respond to the dynamic health care environment in NY State. CBHS IPA seeks to build the collective strength to develop value based contracts with MCOs offering best practices for critical care.  




CBHCare Independent Practice Association is an innovative partnership between CBHS and Hudson River Health Care, designed to offer integrated care at multiple Health Center locations throughout the Hudson Valley. CBHCare develops value based contracts with MCOs to offer high quality care that is coordinated, convenient and effective.


Health Homes


PFCS/CBHS IPA is a member/owner of Hudson Valley Care Coalition (HVCC) Health Home, providing care management services to over 6,000 eligible clients throughout the region.


PFCS is a contracted Care Management Provider with CommunityHealth Care Collaborative (CCC) Health Home.  


NY State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program DSRIP


PFCS, through its CBHS IPA and CBHCare IPA, is an active member of both the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative and Westchester Medical Center Health Performing Provider Systems.


PFCS contracts with the following Managed Care Organizations


  • 1199
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Emblem
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • HIP
  • MVP
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Health Care
  • Wellcare