Programs & Services
Community Support & Treatment Services (CSTS) is the agency contracted by the Washtenaw Community Health Organization (WCHO) to provide Specialty Services to the severely and persistently mentally ill as well as Adults with Developmental Disabilities, and children with Severe Emotional Disturbances or Developmental Disabilities.
Services are available to eligible persons regardless of age, sex, race, ethnicity, sexual preference, marital status, religion, physical or mental handicaps, and/or ability to pay. CSTS serves visually impaired, hearing impaired and sites are wheelchair accessible
Funds to provide the services are received from governmental appropriations, Michigan's Department of Community Health, the United Way , donations, special grants and fees for services provided.CSTS Programs
Adult Mental Health
A full continuum of services are available to adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. Services are divided into specialized teams to ensure that the consumer gets the best care.
Various services at various levels are available to persons having a developmental disability. In- and out-of-home respite, school/community transition, entitlement advocacy, specialized counseling, resource planning, and vocational services including job and daily living skills, and job coaching.
Youth & Family Services
A full range of mental health services is available for children birth -18, their parents/guardians, and families. Families with seriously emotionally disturbed children and developmentally disabled children may be eligible for services. Mental health services include: Family-focused outpatient therapy, case management, infant mental health, psychiatric evaluations, medication management, home based, respite, child waiver and wraparound services. Treatment is determined through a family centered planning process.
Additional CSTS Services
Dual Diagnosis- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Concerns
Following nationally recognized models of integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, CSTS provides individuals with outpatient treatment at the level of intensity needed to promote lasting sobriety and stability.
Project Outreach (PORT)- Services for the Homeless
Project Outreach (PORT): Joint project with U of M Department of Psychiatry, WCHO, and CSTS designed to offer supportive services to the homeless mentally ill in Washtenaw county.
OBRA- Services for Older Adults
Nursing Home Screening and Treatment Services
Michigan Prevents Prodromal Progression (M3P)
Provides assessments and services for young people between the ages of 12 and 15 to reduce the incidence of mental illness through early prevention.
Community Opportunities/Supported Employment
Program developed to help persons with disabilities find meaningful employment. Area employers looking for new hires should visit this area to learn more.
Consumers looking for employment opportunities
Person Centered Planning
With client-selected family and friends, a plan is developed to help clients realize their vision of long and short term goals. Plans highlight the things greatly valued by the client, and provide opportunities to gain new skills. The process is almost exclusively controlled by the client.