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Community Guidance Center

CGC

Organizational Information

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

The Mission of the Community Guidance Center is to provide high quality, comprehensive Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services, empowering individuals and families residing in the communities to improve the quality of their life.

History of Organization

Providing mental and behavioral health services to Indiana County and surrounding areas since 1959

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

Fee for Service County funding Self Pay Grant Funding

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Darrin Mikula -  Chief Executive Officer
dmikula@thecgc.com

Contact Person(s)

Michelle Barnhart - Director of Base Service Unit
724-465-5576
724-463-3263
mbarnhart@thecgc.com

Contact Number(s)

888.686.1991 - Toll-free

Web Addresses

www.thecgc.com

Primary Address

793 Old Route 119 Highway North
Indiana, PA, 15701

Additional Addresses

Clarion Office
214 S. 7th Ave
Clarion, PA, 16244
Clearfield Office
600 Leonard Street
Clearfield, PA, 16830
Punxsutawney Office
200 Prushnok Drive
Suite 103
Punxsutawney, PA, 15767
Dubois Office
490 Jeffers Street
Dubois, PA, 15801
Northern Cambria Office
4205 Crawford Avenue
Northern Cambria, PA, 15714

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana, Armstrong, Cambria, Clearfield, Jefferson, and Clarion counties

Service Description

Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Services: provides psycho-therapeutic and psychological assessment services, including individual and group therapy, to adults, children and families.

School-Based Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Services: psycho-therapeutic treatment services, including individual, group, and telepsychiatric services provided on-site

Psychiatric Services Department: Nursing staff and licensed psychiatrists provide Outpatient Psychiatric evaluation and medication management services.

Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Program: This is a primarily group delivered treatment service that aims to increase stability, decrease symptomatology, and improves functioning to reduce the need for more intensive levels of care,

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program: Designed to assist persons, 18 years of age and older, with serious psychiatric disabilities to increase one's overall quality of living. The program is a non-clinical treatment program, offered on-site and in the community

Family Based Mental Health Services: Provides intensive family therapy and service management to families in the home.

Child & Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (ALPHA): short term comprehensive psychological and scholastic treatment and intervention for individuals grades K through 12.

Adult Partial Hospitalization Services: Intensive treatment for clients with major mental disorders in a supportive environment through two levels of care: Acute and sub-acute.

Mental Health Case Management Services: Blended Case Management and Resource Coordination Services are voluntary programs designed to assist mental health consumers in gaining access to psychiatric, medical, social, educational, and other needed or desired services.

Base Service Unit (BSU): The Base Service Unit/Intake Department serves as the point of entry for mental health and developmental disability services. The Base Service Unit provides a comprehensive plan for needed services for each client entering the Center. Individuals seeking services may be seen in the Base Service Unit on either a walk-in basis, during available hours, or may call to schedule an appointment for an intake.

Developmental Disabilities Unit: Support Coordinators assist individuals with intellectual disabilities to obtain services that are needed to help meet basic needs and enhance independence

Keywords

Intake, Base Service Unit, Starting Services, Outpatient, School Based, Psychiatrist, Partial Hospitalization, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Psych Rehab, Strengths Based, Family Based, Case Management, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities,

Available Hours

8:00 am - 8:00 pm / Monday through Thursday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / Friday

Fees/Cost for Services

Sliding fee scale may be used to determine payment. Medical assistance and other major forms of insurance are accepted.

Eligibility Requirements

Varies depending upon program or service.

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Call 1-888-686-1991

Miscellaneous Information

Handicap Accessibility

Yes

Speaker Available

Yes

Volunteer Use

Yes

Volunteer Need

Yes

Volunteer Description

Various