Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

Address: 4611 Assembly Drive, Suite D, Lanham, MD 20706

Phone: (240) 764-4321

Fax: (301) 306-5105

Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-5:00PM

Program Description
The program provided services to adults with mental illnesses to facilitate the development of their independent living and social skills. The population served in the PRP included those in homeless shelters, transitional housing programs, and permanent housing programs. The program is funded through Medicaid fee for service and monitored by the Prince George's County Mental Health Authority.

Eligibility criteria include:

  1. Must have Mental Health Diagnosis
  2. Homeless with mental health diagnosis
  3. Must be stabled and able to function semi Independently

Persons Served
Adults 18 and older

Services Provided
Individualized Rehabilitation Plan, Independent Living Skills Training, Mental Health Education, Behavior Management Plan. Entitlement Maintenance, Nutrition Education, Employment Assistance, and Transportation assistance.

Staffing Pattern
The program is run by the Program Director and has the following as staff: Rehabilitation director and community living counselors who see the clients six times a month.

These programs provide psychiatric and residential rehabilitation services to adults with mental illnesses. Residents who meet admission criteria are able to return to the community to live in an independent environment. Supportive services and system advocacy are provided as needed for each individual. As in any home, residents prepare meals, do laundry and perform housekeeping tasks. During the day, they attend community rehabilitation programs, adult education classes or participate in other types of community activities. Some clients choose to work. All residents receive therapy from a community-based provider to address their specific treatment needs. There are 28 clients at 6 scattered sites in the Baltimore Mental Health Services program which began in 1990. There are 60 clients living in 14 scattered sites in the Prince George's Mental Health Services program established in 1992. Both programs provide mental health services to non-residential clients as well under the Volunteers of America Chesapeake Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program component. These programs are funded through Medicaid fee for service and operate under service agreements with the Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Prince George's County Mental Health Authority and Maryland Health Partner.