Youth Community Support Services

Youth Community Support Services

Individual Support to Children and Adolescents

The Will county Health Department Community Support (Respite) Program provides support services to children and adolescents living within Will County with diagnoses of an emotional disturbance. Community Support services provide one-to-one therapeutic support to assist in improving functioning within the child’s immediate community. Treatment goals would involve improved interpersonal communication, improved peer and sibling relationships and working on behavior modification.

Services Provided

Therapeutic Services and Treatment Goals

Community Support Services. provides individual therapeutic services in the community that address the treatment goals that have been determined by the consumer, the consumer’s family and the consumer’s therapist.

Eligibility and Admission

Admission into the Community Support Services Program

To be eligible for C.S.S. the consumer MUST be a client of the Will County Health Department Division of Behavioral Services. If the therapist determines that C.S.S. would benefit the consumer, the consumer may be referred by his/her therapist after receiving six (6) months of continuous service.
Adult Acute Community Services

Adult Acute Community Services

The Will County Health Department’s ACS Program provides services and supports needed by the consumer to continue stabilization from crisis.

Services Provided

Description of Available Services

The Will County Health Department ACS Program provides short term services including: crisis counseling/therapy, entitlement application assistance, case management and case coordination, substance abuse assessment, and community support, psychiatric treatment, and medication monitoring.

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

The Will County Health Department ACS Program is available to residents in the defined geographic area of Will County who do not have insurance or other resources for needed treatment interventions (including Medicaid).

Admissions Process

Coordinating Admission into ACS

The referring agency, which is coordinating discharge should provide the following information: consumer’s name, address, and telephone number, discharge date and discharge summary, including medications.
Adult Crisis Care Eligibility

Adult Crisis Care Eligibility

The Will County Health Department Eligibility Disposition Assessment Program is contracted by the Illinois Department of Human Services / Division of Mental Health (DHS/DMH) to provide evaluations of consumers for Region 1 South Crisis Care System (R1SCCS) eligibility.

Services Provided

Services for Persons Meeting Eligibility

The Emergency Department staff will document that the consumer meets the eligibility criteria (described below) and does not have a current medical condition which precludes their eligibility for DHS/DMH-funded services by completion of the psychiatric medical clearance checklist.

Eligibility for Services

Factors Determining Eligibilty

The consumer is presenting with a psychiatric crisis in an ED in the R1SCCS area: Silver Cross Hospitals in New Lenox and Homer Glenn, IL, Presence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, IL, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital in Bolingbrook, IL, Edward Plainfield ER in Plainfield, IL.

123456789
Programs & Services

Categories

Health Department Authors

Authors