Home and Community Based Services-Adult Mental Health
Home and Community Based Services-Adult Mental Health (HCBS-AMH) is a state-wide program that provides home and community-based services to adults with serious mental illness. The HCBS-AMH program provides an array of services, appropriate to each individual’s needs, to enable him or her to live and experience successful tenure in their chosen community. Services are designed to support long term recovery from mental illness.
HCBS-AMH services can be provided in home and community-based settings, including individual homes, apartments, assisted living facilities, and small community-based residences.
HCBS-AMH services are:
- Host Home/Companion Care
- Supported Home Living
- Supervised Living Services
- Assisted Living
- Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
- Employment Services
- Supported Employment
- Employment Assistance
- Minor Home Modifications
- Home Delivered Meals
- Transition Assistance
- Adaptive Aids
- Transportation Services (non-duplicative of state plan medical transportation)
- Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment
- Peer Support
- Respite care (short term)
- Substance Use Disorder Services
- Recovery Management; and
- Flexible Funds
Individuals must be 18 years or older and have a serious mental health (SMI) diagnosis. HCBS-AMH defines SMI as an illness, disease, disorder, or condition (other than a sole or primary diagnosis of epilepsy, dementia, substance use disorder or intellectual or developmental disability). Additionally, individuals must have or be in the process of getting Medicaid. Individuals must also have an income that is at or below 150% of the federal poverty limit. To determine federal poverty limit, please visit www.uscourts.gov/file/document/150-percent-hhs-poverty-guidelines
Long-Term Psychiatric Hospitalization (LTPH):
- Individual must have been hospitalized for 3 out of the last 5 years (1095 days cumulative or consecutive).
Jail Diversion (JD):
- Individual must have 4 arrests and 2 psychiatric crisis episodes within the last 3 years.
Emergency Department Diversion (EDD):
- Individual must have 15 or more ED visits and 2 psychiatric crisis episodes within the last 3 years.
To Schedule a screening appointment or for more information, please contact Texoma Community Center’s HCBS-AMH inquiry line at 1-877-461-4224.