Rehabilitative Services in Prince George's County

Independence is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation program that provides comprehensive services to adults living with serious mental illnesses to help each individual reach their full potential and achieve their goals. Based on the Mental Health Recovery Model, Psychiatric Rehabilitation promotes recovery, community integration and improved quality of life for all individuals living with a serious mental illness. At Independence, we emphasize hope and the fact that everyone has the capacity for personal growth, progress and recovery. Independence’s approach to serving clients is person-centered, individualized, strength-based and integrative, focusing on the whole person, not just the illness. 

Our Programs and Services Include:

DAY PROGRAM:

The Day Program provides on-site structured activities including:
  • A variety of psycho-educational and creative expression groups throughout the day, Monday - Friday
  • Community outings, events and excursions
  • Eligibility Requirements: serious mental illness and must have Medicaid
  • Referrals should be made to Glanville Wilson at 301-577-5900 ext. 203

RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM:

  • A transitional program that provides shared housing for clients requiring intensive support and services
  • Staff deliver rehab services and support to the client's home or other community settings
  • Clients are required to participate in structured daily activity and to receive psychiatric treatment
  • Eligibility Requirements: serious mental illness and must have Medicaid
  • Referrals to this program must be made through Patrick Russell at Prince George's County Core Service Agency at 301-265-8400.  For other admission questions, please contact Dion West at 301-577-5900 ext. 209.

OUTREACH PROGRAM:

  • Provides individualized support and rehabilitation services in clients' homes or other community settings by staff on a 1:1 basis.  This is for clients who do not need the frequency or intensity of services by the Residential Program
  • Eligibility Requirements: serious mental illness and must have Medicaid
  • Referrals should be made to Glanville Wilson at 301-577-5900 ext. 203

SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM:

  • Provides services to clients who are interested in successfully seeking or maintaining employment
  • Utilizes evidence-based practices to assist in the job search and all aspects of the employment process
  • Zero Exclusion program so there are o work-readiness or employment history requirements for admission 
  • Clients may self-refer or staff may make referrals to Vanessa Largaespada at 301-577-5900 ext. 215

HEALTH HOME:

  • Nurse Manager provides twice monthly services to clients who are living with chronic medical conditions, as well as a serious mental illness
  • Monitors medical health conditions and provides education and training around managing physical health and optimizing wellness
  • Helps to facilitate care coordination and open communications with physicians treatment team members
  • Eligibility Requirements: Must be enrolled in a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program and must have Medicaid
  • For more information, please contact Chris Greene at 443-469-6940

All new referrals come from referral procedures mandated by Prince George’s County Core Service Agency. Family Services, Inc. has maintained effective working relationships with hospital intake coordinators and social workers in the areas of referral and transition to community living.


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