Program areas at PRS
Community services program: the community services program includes employment services and mental health skills-building services (mhss). Employment services provides support and training for clients who want to be competitively employed in the community to help them choose, get and keep jobs. Mhss provides individually tailored, community-based intensive skill building and support services to meet each client's unique needs, abilities and goals; helps clients maintain their housing and maximize their stability. During the year, the community services program provided services to approximately 804 individuals - 514 in employment services and 290 in mhss.
Crisislink program: brings immediate help, hope and healing to empower individuals facing serious life challenges, suicidal thoughts, and emotional or situational problems through programs including: 24/7 crisis & suicide prevention hotline, crisis textline, chat, carering (outbound calling support program), and community training and community education. During the year, crisislink handled 85441 calls, 9,500 chats and had 1,638 text conversations with 37077 text messages generated.
Psychosocial rehabilitation day program: provides a curriculum-based day program that promotes movement out of PRS' facility-based programming and into meaningful community alternatives such as work, volunteering and school. Co-occurring disorder services and assistance with transition to community-based activities are also offered. During the year, PRS served approximately 244 individuals within its three day programs.