(This page is under construction. Information updated as of October 2016.)
Index to Levels of Care with Brief Definitions – Click Active Link for Description, Map & Listings:
Community Based Services
Community based services from a community mental health center or other provider is the first place to start when youth are in need of services.
A group residential facility is a structured 24 care setting. Is less intense therapeutically and less secure than a psychiatric residential treatment facility.
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility
A Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility is a long term secure facility designed to address the clinical needs of the youth.
Acute Hospitalization provides intensive, 24 hours psychiatric care, including crisis stabilization and diagnostic assessment, in a hospital setting, for 30 days or less.
Intermediate Care Facilities for Intellectual Disabilities
An Intermediate Care Facility is primarily for the diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation of the intellectually disabled or persons with related conditions; and provides services in a protected residential setting.
Division of Juvenile Services-Community and Residential
A Division of Juvenile Services Facility is a highly structured 24 hour group care setting for youth who are adjudicated delinquent.