Administrative Service Coordination (ASC)
There's no question it's difficult to care for a child with mental health problems, but add all of life's other challenges on top of that, and you may find yourself in a situation that feels almost hopeless. ASC is a program you can turn to for the assistance you need to ensure continuity of care for your child, ages 3-21, who has a mental health diagnosis. We offer support in coordinating services for the whole family, across various clinical and/or community programs. Best of all, ASC operates with the utmost sensitivity to you and your situation.
Familylinks is one of 12 agencies in Allegheny County to be designated by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services as an official Service Coordination Unit (SCU). A mental health SCU, formerly known as a Base Service Unit, is an agency that coordinates and provides mental health services. For you, this means a one-stop shop for mental health services - from in-take to discharge - with consumer care being closely monitored throughout treatment. We offer assistance with assessments, service planning, linkages, monitoring, advocacy, coordination, and service authorization.
Our program aims to:
How do we do it? By providing the following:
WHY IT WORKS
ASC maintains a low case load, and is better able to:
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