Community Support Specialists provide assistance to individuals experiencing Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). The goal is to help clients achieve self-sustaining independence by attaining stability, improving personal, community and vocational functioning, increasing residential stability and enhancing development of skills.
Services are provided to individuals 19 years of age or older — living in Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy, Cass, Washington or Dodge Counties in Nebraska — diagnosed with one of the following:
- Bipolar Disorder
- Major Depression
- Psychotic Disorder
- Schizoaffective Disorder
And experience difficulty functioning in at least two of the following areas:
- Daily living
- Vocational skills
- Meeting basic needs
- Finding transportation
- Accessing community resources
- Stabilizing mental health symptoms
For more information, call (402) 441-7940 for services in Lancaster County or (402) 342-7007 for services in all other locations.