Adult Community Support
Adult Community Services is a home and community-based program which provides assistance to adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses, empowering them to maintain and/or successfully gain their desired level of independent living and functioning in the community.
Programs are offered in a variety of ways:
- Utilizing a team approach with mental health professionals including case managers, doctors, nurses and other treatment staff
- Working to keep clients hospital free
- Assisting in finding and maintaining employment
- Providing individual levels of case management based on the individual’s need
- Availability 24-hours a day, 7 days a week for crises
- Training in independent living skills
- Promoting positive mental health and stability through a person centered approach
- Providing education about mental illness and its effects
- Assisting in securing appropriate housing and entitlement benefits
- Accessing community resources
- Networking and social skills training
- Planning individualized treatment
- Counseling for problem solving
- Making appropriate referrals to various community and mental health services
Case Management and Continuous Treatment Teams
A team of mental health professionals provides varying levels of case management including treatment planning, coordination of care, follow-up, access to community resources and supported housing programs. Twenty-four hour crisis intervention is provided.
Supported Employment offers job skills development and assistance in finding and maintaining employment, job coaching on and off site, and long-term support for vocational rehabilitation clients.
Clubhouse provides group activities designed to help develop healthy social skills and networks, promotes mental health education, develops independent living and pre-vocational skills, utilizes resources and promotes community integration. The goal is to improve and develop independent living skills, to empower every consumer with resources and opportunities to achieve the maximum amount of positive results. The program is dedicated to encouraging each consumer to obtain growth in his/her social and daily living skills and increase the level of individual participation in society.
Spring House is a crisis-stabilization and respite facility designed as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization when individuals are at risk for crisis or decompensation. Twenty-four staffing is provided.
Turning Point is a residential care facility for individuals who have struggled with independent living and are in need of a more structured/supervised living arrangement. Twenty-four hour staffing is provided.
Sunrise House is a facility built by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and operated by the Community Housing Network. CMHS provides programming and services that included scheduled onsite staffing and 24 on-call oversight.