Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
What is FACT?
Flexible Assertive Community Treatment - The FACT program provides services for people with mental health needs that have a history of multiple visits to an emergency department, inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations and/or contacts with law enforcement as it relates to mental health issues.
Who is eligible for the FACT program?
Individuals who voluntarily agree to services and who receive Medicaid insurance benefits for behavioral health services, with a primary diagnosis of mental health/behavioral health challenge that meet a Level of Care Utilization Score (LOCUS) that places them in a Level 3 or Level 4 service level.
What is the Goal of the FACT program
The goal of the FACT program is to assist individuals in learning recovery skills, accessing resources, reducing hospitalizations, and contacts with law enforcement. The FACT team utilizes a wraparound approach within the community setting and works in partnership with individuals who meet the service level criteria.
What services does the FACT program provide?:
Behavioral Health counseling services
Skill building for self-care
Exploring employment opportunities
Assistance with identifying benefits and other funding/financial resources
Assistance with finding housing
P.O. Box 1447
Chehalis, WA 98532
1338 Commerce Ave, Suite 303
Longview, WA 98632
Cowlitz After Hours Phone:
Grays Harbor Location:
3033-B Ingram Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Grays Harbor After Hours Phone:
(360) 261-6930 / (855) 303-4834
(360) 748-4480 / (844) 554-3370
Who Provides FACT Services?:
Community Integrated Health Services Agency has developed a strong FACT team that is designed to wrap services around each individual in services. FACT team members includes:
Mental Health Professional - Clinician who provides the assessment, treatment plan and ongoing mental health counseling in conjunction with the individual and natural supports.
Nurse - Medical Provider/Organizer - provides assistance with medication management and care coordination with physical health and special health providers
Case Manager - Assists with development of resources in the community that include, (but not limited to,) housing, employment, recovery activities, community integration, food banks, and more.
Peer Specialist - Provides community integration and connection through a peer lens of lived experience. Providing assistance with community resources, practicing coping skills, and more.
Chemical Dependency Professional - Assists with the same resources as the Case Manager one. This position also assist in locating Substance Use Disorder programs in the county area to assist individuals in their recovery.
ARNP/Psychiatrist - Oversees clinical needs and is responsible for prescribing medications for individuals in the program.
Employment Specialist - The employment specialist works with the individual in becoming job ready and assist with skills necessary to obtain and sustain employment.
How do you make referrals to the FACT Program?:
Referrals to the FACT team can come directly to any FACT team member by faxing a completed referral form to the number below, or by contacting the offices below for instruction.
The FACT program has a referral form that can be completed by the requesting entity or one of the FACT team members, along side an individual seeking services.