Are you in crisis?




If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please call:

1.800.273.TALK
1.800.273.8255

How can we help?

You can call the crisis center for any of the following reasons:

  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Information on suicide
  • Information on mental health/illness
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • To help a friend or loved one
  • Relationship problems
  • Abuse/Violence
  • Economic problems
  • Sexual orientation issues
  • Physical illness
  • Loneliness
  • Family problems

How can I call?

We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dial 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
TTY users: 1.800.799.4TTY (4889)

Para obtener asistencia en espanol durante las 24 houras, llame al: 1.888.628.9454

REFERRALS

Who's Eligible? (criteria updated Nov 2016)

Wraparound Service

A Kent County youth ages 0-21 with a Mental Health diagnosis, who has experienced moderate/severe functional impairments measured by the CAFAS/PECFAS/DECA-C and  two or more of the following criteria:

  • involved in multiple child/youth serving systems
  • at risk for out-of-home placements or currently in out-of-home placement
  • has been served through other mental health services with minimal improvement in functioning
  • risk factors exceed capacity for traditional community-based options
  • numerous providers are serving multiple children/youth in the family and the identified outcomes are not being  met

Parent Support Partner Service

  • A Kent County youth ages 0-21          
  • Mental Health diagnosis and moderate/severe functional impairment measured by the CAFAS/PECFAS/DECA-C OR diagnosis of an Intellectual/Developmental Disability

How Do I Make a Referral?

A mental health diagnosis must accompany the referral form.  Examples of those who can provide a diagnosis or assessment are:

  • a therapist or counselor (home based, individual, family, school, etc.)
  • KSSN Clinician
  • DHHS Liaison
  • Family Court Liaison
  • You may also contact network180's Access Center at 616-336-3909 for an assessment.

Once all information has been gathered,

  • click here to make a Wraparound referral and/or
  • click here to make a Parent Support Partner referral
  • If you work for DHHS, please use the internal form you have been directed to

*Referral forms may be downloaded as a PDF and typed into electronically or printed and filled out by hand.

Please note:  CFP services are voluntary for families and they may choose to terminate services at any time.  Eligible families may be enrolled in both Wraparound and PSP, or only one of these depending on family preference.

For questions about the referral process, please contact DeWanna Lancaster, Services Coordinator at 616.204.4321 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.