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Office of Mental Health

CORE Provider Application and Designation

Thank you for your interest in becoming a New York State Adult Community Oriented Recovery and Empowerment (CORE) provider.

Only providers designated by OMH and OASAS may provide CORE Services. All agencies wishing to provide CORE must apply to be designated for each service. For more information on the designation criteria for CORE, please see the CORE Services Operations Manual.

If you have questions regarding these services or the designation process, please contact us by email at OMH ( or OASAS (

NYC Designation

Rest of State Designation

All questions or complaints regarding Behavioral Health Medicaid Managed Care should be submitted to the OMH Division of Managed Care using the OMH MC Question/Complaint Form. This ensures all questions or complaints submitted can be reviewed and responded to by appropriate staff within OMH and/or the Department of Health.