Addiction Services: Temporary Cash Assistance
Effective 03/18/2020, Behavioral Health will offer limited services. Staff will still answer the phones. Existing clients will be contacted directly to discuss care options (ex: telehealth). Methadone Program continues to operate on an altered schedule.
Addictions specialists placed at Social Services provide substance abuse screening services to all Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) Applicants, minor parent’s in a TCA household, Food Stamp applicants and recipients who have been convicted of a drug related felony and referrals from Child Protective Services who are suspected of having substance abuse problems. The Addictions Specialists provide appropriate referrals to agencies within the community. Case Management is done with the people who are in treatment to address any barriers they may have to completing treatment.