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Community Services is a vital part to many treatment plans. We provide a wide array of services for children identified as having a serious emotional disorder (SED) and adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). These services help our consumers live, work, and contribute to our community.


Community Based Services

These services offer a voluntary, strengths-based, family-centered, and team-focused approach to mental health treatment by providing in home and in community based supportive services to children and adolescents with a serious emotional disturbance in order for them to be successful living with their families in their home communities.

Definition of services

SED Waiver are services provided under the SED Waiver are for children between the ages of 4 and 18 years old who experience Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) and are at risk of inpatient  psychiatric treatment. SED Waiver services provide children with special intensive support so they may remain in their homes and communities. Parents and children are actively involved in the planning for all services. The SED Waiver is a federal Medicaid waiver program. Children who meet eligibility requirements will receive a medical card.

Wrap Around Facilitation (WAF) Manages and coordinates the treatment team, helping assist the client and family in utilizing community resources.

Parent Support and Training (PST) are services designed to provide education, assistance and other support to parents and families.

Attendant Care (AC) a service provided to assist the child with daily tasks.

Short Term Respite Care (RC) is a service given inside or outside the home to provide caregivers and the child a break from their normal routines.

Independent Living Skills Building (ILSB) is staff supported development of skills needed in order to live independently.

Services offered:

  • Wrap Around Facilitation
  • Parent Support and Training
  • Attendant Care
  • Short-term Respite Care
  • Parent Support (waiver)
  • Case Management
  • Targeted Case Management
  • IPRS



Community Support Services

These services help adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses learn to live successfully in the community and avoid admission/readmission to a state hospital.

Definition of services

Supported Employment matches individuals with a severe mental illness to jobs that match their abilities. This service focuses on strengths and job coaching to offer stability and help bring understanding. It connects consumers with Working Healthy by providing affordable health care and adding structure, routine and belonging to the community.

Social Security Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) program’s purpose is to aid the homeless suffering with mental illness. The goal of the program is to stabilize the individual by meeting basic and mental health needs with social security benefits and Medicaid. Once stabilized, we work closely with the Department of Children and Families and Vocational Rehabilitation to gain employment and utilize the Working Health Program.

Peer Support provides structured, scheduled activities with rehabilitation and recovery focuses and emphasize consumer support of each other.

Services offered:

  • Supported Employment
  • Case Management
  • Attendant Care
  • Social Security Outreach, Access and Recovery
  • Peer Support
  • Targeted Case Management
  • IPRS