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MACC West 333 West Center St.  Marion, Ohio

Day Treatment

Day treatment offers a structured, supportive environment where adults, who qualify are taught skills in food preparations, housekeeping, personal grooming, hygiene, socialization, communication and other activities to improve or maintain client functioning.  Day treatment is offered at our MACC West facility.



Supervised Apartments

The short-term program is designed to help clients of the center who are in need of learning independent living skills in a supervises environment. This program is for clients who have marked impairments in either social relations, occupational functioning, or both, and who can improve with intensive treatment, can learn to live independently, and have potential to function in an effective, self-sufficient manner.

The long term program is designed to aid clients who are unable to achieve successful independent living in the community. These clients are needing daily supervision and more structure to their lives.

Both programs are open to both men and women who are 17 years of age or older who are actively involved in treatment at the Counseling Center or are referred to the Center.

 


PEER  (Program Encouraging Employment & Recovery)

The PEER project develops an employment priority and is strongly integrated with the other behavioral health services, especially community support services and case management. This project follows the individual placement and support model of Becker and Drake. The PEER Project is based on the premise that nearly every person with severe mental illness can benefit from the process of looking, finding, and working in a rewarding job.

Employment specialists work with participants in their natural setting and in the community to minimize barriers and enhance supportive outreach. Clients are not screened out. Those clients who express interest in competitive employment become participants and are given support in finding a job as rapidly as possible that is tailored to the clients interest, preference, ability, and choice.

The project emphasizes the supporting of individuals in their search for the best job rather than train individuals to fit jobs that have already been created. It also recognizes that vocational assessment and development is never ending process and not just a one time placement. Long term follow along support will be provided for both job retention and career development.


 

Victim Assistance Program

The Marion Victim Assistance Program provides county wide services to victims of any crime. the purpose of the program is to help minimize the effects of crime on the lives of crime victims while at the same time enhancing prosecutorial effectiveness through their work with those individuals. The service that the victim advocates provide include emergency assistance, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support, claims assistance, court orientation and advocacy, child support group, elderly support group, community referral and community education. The program also provides services to victims and families of DUI accidents and survivors of a homicide . Victim Assistance program is an affiliate agency of United Way. For assistance call: 740-387-4401