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Adult Residential Services Clinic (ARS)
Adult Residential Services arranges placement and provides case management services for mentally ill consumers who require higher and more structured levels of care following hospitalization. Services are designed to move consumers to the least restrictive levels of care as quickly as possible. Case management services are provided at state hospitals, IMDs, and Augmented Board and Care facilities. For more information regarding these programs, or placement into these facilities, contact the ARS Clinic at (909) 421-9425.
Conservatorship Investigation Unit
The Conservatorship Unit evaluates individuals referred for a Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) conservatorship and prepares all legal documents for court proceedings. This unit also provides case management and placement services for misdemeanants who are found to be incompetent to stand trial (SB-485 Program).
Employment Services Program
The mission of this program is to assist mental health consumers in acquiring full or part time employment. Working in conjunction with the State’s Department of Rehabilitation (DR), the Employment Services staff provides employment skills evaluations, pre-employment services, job coaching and collateral services with the Department of Rehabilitation.
Working in conjunction with the county’s Housing Authority, DBH’s Housing program provides mental health services and long term permanent housing for homeless mentally ill or mentally ill/substance abuse clients. The goal of the program is to assist clients in their mental health recovery process and to become self sufficient in the community.
Mentally ill Homeless Program
Provides basic needs (food, housing, clothing), case management, employment, and outreach services to homeless mentally ill adults in San Bernardino County.
This program provides in-home behavioral health and case management services to mentally ill older adults (60+ years of age). For services we cannot provide Agewise assists in linking clients to available community resources. Trained Senior Peer Counselors act as group leaders for clients and non-clients in their communities. Staff utilizes a multidisciplinary approach and interfaces with other agencies serving older adults. Our goal is to help individuals maintain the best possible physical and behavioral health to prevent premature institutionalization.
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