Empowering Individuals, Promoting Healthy Communities

Community Support Services

In Community Support Services our comprehensive array of services and supports are a launching pad to recovery and independence.  Our clients will find the hopeful encouragement, education and treatment to self-direct their behavioral and healthcare needs and find their individualized pathway to recovery and health.

Our Integrated Health Homes (IHH) Program is a team-based service that provides "Whole Person" approaches to healthcare that assist the client in accessing the medical, behavioral health and substance use providers, as well as other medical specialists, in a timely and coordinated manner. IHH provides comprehensive care management, care coordination and health promotion, transitional care from inpatient care back to the community, individualized and family support, referrals to community and social support services and the use of health information technology to link services.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program is a mental health program made up of multidisciplinary staff who work as a team to provide the psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation and support services that clients need to achieve their goals. Staff include: Psychiatrists/Advance Practice RN's, Licensed Clinicians, RN's, Vocational Specialists, Peer Specialist, Case Managers, Substance Use Specialists and Therapists.  The ACT Team is mobile and delivers services in community locations, in the office and client homes with a focus on achieving psychiatric and medical stability, enabling the client to find and maintain their own residence, to find and maintain work in community jobs, to better manage symptoms, to utilize natural and community supports, to achieve individual goals and maintain hope, optimism and recovery.

Integrated Supportive Employment Services use an evidence-based individual placement services approach to assist our clients in obtaining competitive employment.  Over 77 of our Community Support Services clients are supported in competitive jobs in the community each month.  We believe that all of our clients can work and participate in meaningful and fulfilling activities of their choosing.

Our Safe and Affordable Supportive Housing offers adults with psychiatric, substance use and co-occurring behavioral health disabilities with just the right balance of independence and assistance for their individual stage of recovery.  At Washington Square in Newport, we work with Church Community Housing to provide supports to persons who are homeless who are residing in emergency shelter beds and transitional housing.  The Anita Jackson House group home provides supervised residential services to 14 adult residents with more serious mental health support needs.  Our other residence in Newport and Middletown offer different levels of supervision and support, combined with our wide array of services and referrals.