Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health
Central Washington Mental Health

Getting Help

Residential Services

Safe and affordable housing addressing the changing needs of Comprehensive clients, is offered in all three counties. Housing and residential services are available to assist individuals of all ages remain in noninstitutional settings within their own communities, while developing the skills necessary to achieve increased independence.

Supported Living Services offer an apartment-based program for adults who are ready to transition back into the community or to avoid institutional care. Case managers help individuals increase independent living skills assisting in a successful transition from a structured setting to independence.

Gleed Orchard Manor provides a safe environment for those who require a longer-term residence, yet need only moderate levels of support. The 30-bed facility offers residents a home-like place in which to spend the remainder of their days.

The Group Home serves adult residents who need the structure and support of a 24-hour transitional group living situation. Residents are actively involved in the responsibilities of home management, including cooking, cleaning, and decision making about house programs and problems. Group residents are also taught skills which enable them to seek volunteer or paid positions in the community.

The Adult Residential Treatment Facility (ARTF) in Sunnyside serve clients who need more intensive 24-hour therapeutic treatment, intervention, and supervision. An ARTF is an alternative to state hospitalization allowing residents to progress to less restrictive living situations, such as a group home or supported living.

The Pathways ARTF in Yakima provides it residents a similar level of care while including extra support for those with chemical dependency issues.

Crisis Beds are available in designated facilities, some of which are operated by collaborating organizations, to provide temporary assistance to adults and seniors experiencing significant psychiatric emergencies.

Crisis/Emergency Apartment Services are also available to clients in need of short-term, transitional residential services.

Families and Children Experiencing Success (FACES) is a licensed child placement agency providing therapeutic foster care to children and adolescents referred by the Division of Child and Family Services. FACES staff recruit and train foster care parents to provide therapeutic, stable homes for referred children. Ongoing support, for both parent and child, is provided by Comprehensive foster care specialists. Comprehensive makes specialized placements for certain behaviorally disturbed children and adolescents as alternatives to hospitalization through CHAP (Children's Hospital Alternative Program).