Housing

Direct Care Workers will assess housing needs and strengths, help clients maximize their potential for age-appropriate housing independence.

Vocational Skills

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ vocational needs and strengths and monitor their progress toward exploring and pursuing their interests.  

Socials Skills

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ needs and strengths in relation to social skills and will monitor their progress in this area.  

Transportation

Clients will be assessed on their needs and strengths in relation to transportation and their progress in overcoming barriers to independence.

Substance Abuse

Direct Care Workers will support clients with co-occurring substance use and mental health diagnoses by assessing their needs and strengths in this area and monitoring their substance abuse recovery progress.

Community Support

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ needs and strengths in relation to community support and monitor their progress in this area.  Clients will receive referrals to community support programs that enhance community integration, wellness, and development.

Illness Management

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ needs and strengths and monitor their progress toward understanding, managing, and coping with their mental health symptoms.  Clients will receive age-appropriate education on the importance of therapy retention and psychiatric medication adherence.

Education

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ educational needs and strengths and monitor their progress in this area. Direct Care Workers will help clients explore and pursue their interests by providing linkages to educational advancement and tutoring opportunities.

Legal Assistance

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ legal needs and strengths and monitor their progress toward developing effective tools for self-advocacy.  

Wellness & Recovery

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ spiritual, cultural, and somatic health needs and strengths.

Self Care

Direct Care Workers will assess clients’ needs and strengths in relation to self-care and monitor their progress in this area. Clients will work on age-appropriate Activities of Daily Living skills, such as personal grooming and hygiene, maintaining a clean-living space, and developing a positive and realistic self-image.

  • Application Process
    Referral, Clinical Screening, Intake. Referrals are accepted via walk-in, phone or fax. 

     

  • Fees
    Fees have been determined by the public mental health system.

     

  • ADA Access
    Facility is handicap accessible.

     

  • Areas Served
    Howard County, Baltimore County,

    PG County.

     

  • Transportation Support
    Transportation provided within a 25 mile radius who identify need for the service.

  • Service Wait
    No waiting list. Referrals are processed immediately. 

     

  • Funds
    Maryland Public Mental Health

     

  • Application Wait
    2-5 days depending on clinical acuity.

  • Eligibility Requirements
    Medicaid, must meet eligibility criteria for all services requested.

     

  • State Certification and/or License Number
    DHMH

     

  • Target Group
    Children, Adolescents, Adults.

     

  • Hours
    Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm.