The Community Support Program provides services to people who have a severe and persistent mental illness of an acute nature. Consequently, they have faced profound challenges in the major areas of community living. These areas of difficulty include: recurrent employment; inability to consistently or independently manage household tasks such as making meals, doing laundry, shopping, budgeting, and child care tasks; impaired socially, isolated and alone; and difficulty with self-care, such as an inability to complete grooming tasks, or tend to medical, transportation, and housing needs. Consumers also struggle with mental health diagnoses such as: paranoid schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, bi-polar, major depression and various personality disorders.
The Community Support Program's focus is to help consumers remain in the community while enhancing the quality of their lives. The program provides: case management, consumer involved treatment planning, active treatment, symptom management, supportive group counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation, a variety of outreach/recreational groups, psychiatric and nursing services, benefits counseling and crisis intervention.