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Mental Health Supportative Services

VCFS provides Mental Health Supportative Services (MHSS) that are time limited training and support that:

Our Services are provided on an as needed case basis in conjunction with individual counseling sessions.

Money Management

  • Improve money management skills
  • Develop budgeting skills
  • Interactive hands-on assistance with money planning and saving techniques, assisting with landlords, creditors and bill collectors

Healthcare Coordination

  • Have the opportunity to develop a better understanding of health related topics and issues
  • Assess and incorporate into service plan or referred to the appropriate agency if the needs are outside the range of services provided

Socialization Services

  • Train to help improve mental health and positive social interactions
  • Practice the skills taught in individual session (socially acceptable communication skills, positive self image, self esteem building, networking and socially appreciate behaviors) to help increase confidence and positive interactions

Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Training

  • Receive help with consistently engaging in ADL skills
  • Receive training on personal care activities necessary for everyday living
  • Given the opportunity to practice daily living activities in a supportive environment (in the home and community as warranted)

To Be Eligible For Services:

An individual must demonstrate a clinical need arising from a mental, behavioral, or emotional illness/condition which results in significant functional impairment in major life activities.  

The individual’s condition/illness must have become more debilitating over time and require significant intervention(s) that are supportive and intensive.

  1. Individuals 21 Years of age and older.
  2. Individuals experiencing difficulty in maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization or homelessness or isolation from social supports.
  3. Individuals experiencing difficulty in activities of daily living such as maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to such a degree that health and safety in jeopardized.
  4. Individuals exhibiting such inappropriate behavior that immediate or repeated interventions by mental health, social services or the judicial system are necessary.
  5. Individuals exhibiting difficulty in cognitive ability-unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior.

Our Services are provided on an as needed case basis in conjunction with individual counseling sessions.