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Community Guidance Center
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
Fee for Service County funding Self Pay Grant Funding
888.686.1991 - Toll-free
Indiana, Armstrong, Cambria, Clearfield, Jefferson, and Clarion counties
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
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,
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.
Varies depending upon program or service.
How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments