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Behavioral Health Support Services

Peer Specialist Services

The Peer Specialist Program is designed to assist enrolled clients and community members in addressing overall health improvement goals. The program offers office and community-based options.

Who are Peers

In order to offer services to enrolled clients, Peers:

  • Function within a care team providing recovery oriented services
  • Model positive recovery skills
  • Offer social support
  • Act as a navigator to connect individuals with wellness resources, such medical and dental services,
  • Connect individuals with community resources
  • Teach advocacy skills
  • Provide LGBTQ+ peer support
  • Provide support in accessing LGBTQ+ community engagement opportunities/resources

Housing Support Services

The Housing Program provides case management services to behavioral health clients in order to help them obtain and maintain independent housing. Our team Consists of Behavioral Health Providers and Peer Support Specialists

Services offered:

  • Case Management
  • Skills training
  • Home visits
  • Advocacy
  • Systems navigation
  • Liaison support to section 8

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Income
  • Homeless/At Risk or Transitioning from high levels of care
  • Severe and Persistently Mental Ill Diagnosis

Residential referrals

  • Treatment homes/facilities and adult foster homes

Supported Employment Services

Benton County offers Supported Employment services for individuals enrolled in the ACT and EASA programs. The Supported Employment Program follows an evidence-based practice model called Individual Placement and Support (IPS). The IPS model helps people living with mental health conditions (such as schizophrenia spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, depression) work at regular jobs of their choosing.

For more information about Supported Employment, please visit the website for the Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence:

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Adult Behavioral Health

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Early Assessment & Support Alliance

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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

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Crisis Services

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