Support Services



Advocates
Housing
Intensive Case Coordination
Intensive and Enhanced Outpatient
Multicultural Services

Community-Based Services

Connections
Disaster Response
Loveland Counseling Connections
Namaqua Center
Genoa Pharmacy
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

ADVOCATES
The Advocate provides ongoing support and limited psycho-education groups for parents of children and family members diagnosed with mental illness, as well as those receiving other services. The Advocate provides support for parents who need help with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for their child.

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INTENSIVE CARE COORDINATION
Intensive Care Coordinators manage all inpatient services and higher levels of care for clients. This includes assessment, referral and services assisting in transition to a less restrictive environment. The Intensive Care Coordinators are responsible for doing 27-65 evaluations (evaluations of suicidal, homicidal or gravely disabled persons) and Child Mental Health Treatment Act (CMHTA or HB-1116) evaluations for youth who need to be assessed for residential treatment due to mental illness, or youth at risk for residential placement who may be able to be maintained in the community with more supportive in-home and other community based services.

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INTENSIVE AND ENHANCED OUTPATIENT
Designed for individuals who benefit from a more structured setting. The Intensive Outpatient Program is a substance use disorder treatment program that provides a minimum of 9 hours of treatment per week. The Enhanced Outpatient Program is a substance use disorder treatment program that provides 3 to 8 hours of treatment per week. Treatment is provided through group therapy and individual sessions in an outpatient treatment setting.

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MULTICULTURAL SERVICES
Multicultural staff assist the agency in demonstrating its commitment to cultural competency through the coordination and presentation of intra-agency training opportunities as well as promoting the appreciation of diversity in our communities. Programming includes a 12-week parenting class, Strengthening Latino Families, support groups in Spanish and interpretive and case management services on and off-site.

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CONNECTIONS
The Health District of Northern Larimer County, in partnership with Larimer Center, provides information, referral and assistance for residents of Northern Larimer County. The Connections program offers telephone and face-to-face screening for routine, urgent and emergency requests, as well as maintaining a community database for referral to therapy services. Connections staff make direct referrals to Larimer Center as well as to community clinicians providing affordable services. Referrals can also be made to the Health District for limited psychiatric assistance.

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DISASTER RESPONSE
Larimer Center maintains a team of specially trained Mental Health Disaster Responders who work with the local Offices of Emergency Management to provide supportive services to the community in the event of an all-hazards event such as fire, flood, tornado, or other catastrophic events.

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Emergency services are operational 24 hours per day including weekends, holidays, and evenings. Care coordination, as a part of the overall plan of services to the client, is included in the provision of emergency services. Emergency services are available to children, adolescents, adults, elderly and minority populations.

FOOTHILLS GATEWAY
On-site services group and individual treatment are provided to individuals with developmental disabilities at Foothills Gateway.  Consultation is provided to Foothills staff and annual psychiatric reviews are provided to Foothills Gateway participants who are not active clients with SummitStone Health Partners.

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LOVELAND COUNSELING CONNECTIONS
Loveland Counseling Connections (LCC) is an information and referral service for low and moderate income individuals, couples, children, and families in need of mental health counseling. Clients who qualify based on income are referred to local participating therapists who agree to provide services on a sliding-fee scale. LCC staff also provide pro bono counseling services to those that cannot afford the sliding-fee scale so that no one in need of treatment is denied services. LCC staff work closely with the medical staff at our host agency, Loveland Community Health Center, providing crisis intervention, consultation, and follow-up for patients who present with both mental health and primary health problems.

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Namaqua Center
For more than 40 years, Namaqua Center has provided care, counseling, treatment and healing to our most vulnerable children. These children  may have lived through unspeakable trauma, have severe behavior challenges or have a diagnosable mental illness. Each child is unique, and so are their needs. At Namaqua, our children-centered, community based programs assist children and families in developing and maintaining stability and healthy levels of functioning.

Grandfamily Support Program
This program provides ongoing case management and systems navigation services to assist grandparents raising grand children in accessing community services, resources and supports for both adults and children.  Monthly support group facilitation, topic specific presentations and bi-annual Parenting a Second Time Around education programs are also provided.  Pro-social family centered activities and social events are offered to grand families throughout the year to enhance peer support and information sharing.

Family Support Coaching
Coaches are assigned to a youth based on common interests and compatibility.  Coaches will work with the youth in their home and community to address goals and practice skills identified by the youth, family and therapist.  Interventions are based on the unique needs of each youth and family and may involve one on one coaching, parental support, and community based activities.

Family Treatment Court Mentors
Mentors offer guidance and support to families involved in court-ordered family and substance abuse treatment.

Respite provides a break for families of children with high risk behavioral and mental health issues.  Children have opportunity to participate in fun, age appropriate activities with their peers while their adult caretakers can step away from providing for the ongoing needs of their child and care for themselves.

The SPOT is an after school program for adolescent clients that provides a safe place to learn new skills and tools to enhance their lives.  Clients work on identifying personal strengths and challenges, building social supports and expanding the skills needed to maneuver through the world with a serious mental illness.

Wondercamp is a skill building program for young clients with serious mental illness who require structure and support during extended school holidays.  Through clinical groups, games and activities children are provided an opportunity to practice social skills and receive immediate feedback on their behaviors and interactions.

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GENOA  PHARMACY
Genoa is a full service pharmacy located inside Larimer Center at the Loveland and Oak Street locations. Genoa can fill behavioral health medications as well as all other medications. A compliance program helps to ensure that medications are filled on time and correctly. A Pharmacist is available any time to answer questions and discuss medications.

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TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF)
TANF clinicians provide services on-site in Workforce Center offices and provide individual and group work for Workforce participants.

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