Comprehensive Community Support Services (CCSS)

CCSS provides services to individuals and families with the goal of promoting recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency.  CCSS program offers skills development in the following areas; independent living, learning, working, socialization and recreation. CCSS providers can serve clients in their homes, schools and communities.

Behavior Management Services (BMS)

BMS is intended for children and adolescents that present with a diagnosed behavioral health condition are at risk of out-of-home placement due to unmanageable behaviors in the home or within the community; youth that require behavioral management intervention to avoid inpatient/residential treatment. BMS services are provided with the goal of maintaining clients in their home and community through increasing youths’ ability to function effectively in their community with positive life, social, and behavioral skills.  A trained BMS provider provides 1:1 services through coaching and training.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

ACT is a program designed to deliver a full range of services to individuals who have been diagnosed with severe disabling mental illnesses.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)

PSR is an adult mental health day program. Group activity is structured and provided by mental health professionals that ensure a safe and nurturing environment for consumers. Consumers learn new or improve acquired skills to utilize in the community and assist with wellness and recovery.

Supportive Housing

Supportive housing follows housing first model in which it’s an approach to end all chronic homelessness. Wrap around services in order to help individuals that often are turn away for other housing options and help in maintain their housing by eviction prevention model.

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Comprehensive Community Support Services

CCSS provides services to individuals and families with the goal of promoting recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency.  CCSS program offers skills development in the following areas; independent living, learning, working, socialization and recreation. CCSS providers can serve clients in their homes, schools and communities.

Target Population

CCSS may be provided to adults, children and adolescents that meet the following criteria:

  • Children (5-18 years old) that are at risk of/or experiencing Serious Emotional/Neurobiological/Behavioral Disorders; (SED)
  • Adults (18 and over) with Severe Mental Illness; (SMI)
  • Individuals with a chronic substance abuse
  • Individuals with a co-occurring disorder (mental illness/substance abuse) and/or dually diagnosed with a primary diagnosis or mental illness

Behavior Management Services

BMS is intended for children and adolescents that present with a diagnosed behavioral health condition are at risk of out-of-home placement due to unmanageable behaviors in the home or within the community; youth that require behavioral management intervention to avoid inpatient/residential treatment. BMS services are provided with the goal of maintaining clients in their home and community through increasing youths’ ability to function effectively in their community with positive life, social, and behavioral skills.  A trained BMS provider provides 1:1 services through coaching and training

Target population

Behavioral Management Services are intended for individuals under the age of 21 that are diagnosed with a behavioral health condition and:

  • Are at risk for out-home residential placement due to unmanageable behavior at home or within the community;
  • Need behavior management intervention to avoid inpatient hospitalizations or residential treatment;
  • Require behavior management support following an institutional or out-of-home placement as a transition to maintain the client in her or his home and community.

Assertive Community Treatment

Assertive Community Treatment, or ACT, is a program designed to deliver a full range of services to individuals who have been diagnosed with severe disabling mental illnesses.

ACT’s goal is to provide care within the community to empower consumers to lead a life that is not dominated by mental illness.

How does ACT Work?

  • ACT consists of a team of Psychiatrists, Nurses, Therapists and other mental health providers that work together to enhance the mental and physical well being of consumers.
  • ACT works to provide services in the community and home where support is needed most.
  • ACT provides a broad range of services and supports to consumers for as long as it is needed.
  • ACT provides individualized care to each consumer based on personal needs and their level of functioning.
  • ACT services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What services does ACT provide?

  • Comprehensive assessments and follow–ups
  • Psychiatric care & coordination of other health services
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Mental health treatment
  • Intensive case management
  • Medication monitoring
  • Skills training for activities of daily living
  • Coordination of community resources
  • Assist in the development of social support systems
  • ACT 24 hour crisis hotline

Psychosocial Rehabilitation

PSR is an adult mental health day program. Group activity is structured and provided by mental health professionals that ensure a safe and nurturing environment for consumers. Consumers learn new or improve acquired skills to utilize in the community and assist with wellness and recovery.

Supportive Housing

Supportive housing follows housing first model in which it’s an approach to end all chronic homelessness. Wrap around services in order to help individuals that often are turn away for other housing options and help in maintain their housing by eviction prevention model.

There are 4 housing programs

MIAEP

Move in Assistance Eviction Prevention Grant. Assistance is to be used for first month rent, damage deposit, utility shut off notice, or eviction prevention.

Eligibility:

  • Client diagnosed and documented severe mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorder.
  • Client must be homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Must have income enough to pay all expenses related to housing.
  • Must be a one-time applicant and not received grant previously.
  • Client must be currently receiving behavioral health services.

This assistance is only to be used as a one-time, if in the past you were granted assistance for MIAEP grant, you will not qualify. This grant will be distributed as a one time it is not an ongoing assistance. This funding is a first come first serve and funding is limited there might be a chance that this funding will run out.

 

Crisis Housing

Casa Bonita. Treatment Facility occupancy up to 6 clients 3 bedroom house, independent living matched with a CSW at La Clinica de Familia. Length of stay is no more than 90 days in the home.

Eligibility:

  • Client is diagnosed as SMI (severe mental illness)
  • Discharge within 60 days from psychiatric treatment center, incarceration, or other institutional setting.
  • Have no immediate prospect of securing housing.
  • Receiving services from LCDF Behavioral Therapist, Medical Provider, and CCSS.
  • A typed letter from Mental Health therapist recommending Casa Bonita as a beneficial place and clinically assessed that client can live independently with minimum supervision in the home.

Local Lead Agency

Local Lead Agency. LLA is an agreement between certain properties and LCDF agency, in which we are able to house individuals first into apartments within a certain time frame.

Eligibility:

  • Client is diagnosed as Serious Mental Illness
  • Addictive Disorder (individuals must be in treatment and demonstrated recovery from substance abuse disorder
  • Developmental Disability (mental retardation, autism, or other disability acquire before the age of 22.)
  • Physical, sensory, or cognitive disability occurring after the age of 22.
  • Disability caused by chronic illness (i.e., people with HIV/AIDS who are no longer able to work)
  • Age-related disability frail elderly, or, young adults with other special needs who have been in the foster care or juvenile services system)
  • Households/individuals who are homeless

ONE of the above plus having a service provider that will conduct monthly visits.

Linkages Subsidy

Linkages Rental Assistance Program- agreement with Community of Hope in providing vouchers while LCDF execute services needed per client.

Eligibility:

  • Client defined as someone currently receiving services with LCDF.
  • Is homeless, listed below is criteria of homelessness:
  • In places not meant for human habitation, such as cars, parks, sidewalks, and abandoned buildings..
  • In an emergency shelter.
  • In a transitional housing.
  • Is being evicted from a private dwelling unit.
  • Is being discharge from an institution in which the person has been a resident and has no subsequent residence or resources.
  • Matched with a Community Support Worker (CSW).
  • Diagnosed as having a severe persistent mental illness or substance abuse co-occurring with mental illness
  • Functional Impairment that sustainably interfere with basic living skills, instrumental living skills, functioning in social, family, and vocational/educational context.

This funding will do a background check and Disqualifications in regards to background are taken into account.

Supportive Housing Brochure

For more information, please contact our Supportive Housing Coordinator:

Silva Robles
100 West Griggs
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Phone (575) 647-2800 ext 4311