Pressley Ridge Service Coordination Program is designed to help strengthen, preserve, and keep families together so that children and youth with challenging behaviors can remain in their homes, schools and communities. By building relationships and aiding in the collaboration between a child’s formal and informal supports, our program seeks to create a more stable environment for the child.
Our highly-trained staff:
- Coordinate mental health, educational and community resources for youth with mental health diagnoses
- Act as a central point of communication for those involved with the youth
- Connect youth and their families to appropriate services, such as Mental Health, Special Education and Mental Retardation
- Assist in accessing need for entitlement programs, such as Social Security Income (SSI) and Medical Assistance (MA)
- Provide specialized services including Autism, Deaf Culture and American Sign Language and Hispanic Culture and Language
Who Do We Serve?
- Youth ages Birth through 21:
- Birth to 6 (if enrolled in Early Intervention)
- School Age (7-17)
- Age 18-21 (if still enrolled in Special Education)
- Youth with mental health Axis I diagnosis
- Youth involved in or in need of multiple services, such as Medical Assistance, Special Education, Children, Youth and Families (CYF), Juvenile Justice, Mental Health
Fees varying according to the services provided. In most cases, services are low-cost or free. For further information, please contact our offices at the numbers listed.
Referrals are made to Pressley Ridge Central Admissions at (888) 777-0820. Immediate openings are available. Referrals can be made by the family or by any professional working with the child, such as a therapist, teacher, school counselor, case manager or CYF caseworker.
Programs are voluntary – parent and child must give consent. Proof of diagnosis must accompany all referrals. Program supervisor or designee will contact the parent and youth to discuss their interest and knowledge about the service. Once interest is indicated, a first visit will be arranged.
For information about the transformation of service coordination through the Single Point of Accountability Initiative, please click here.
For detailed location information including contact numbers and directions, please click here to view our locations directory and map.