Day Support (Mh Service)

Frontier House program provide a safe, structured environment for adults diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness using the clubhouse model. The programs are designed to enhance each participant’s ability to interact and live successfully in the community. The programs offer individuals the opportunity to:

  • Attend education and group discussion about mental illness, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, skills related to coping, daily living, community living, nutrition, recreation and healthy living, as well as social skills, vocational skills, etc.
  • Decrease hospitalization frequency and duration.
  • Gain support, understanding and acceptance of mental illness.
  • Access public and program transportation.

Frontier House offers day support services. Day support is designed as a drop-in service. It is less structured. Participants in day support have an individualized treatment plan or goals specific for their attendance and participation. Day support is available any time Frontier House or Pioneer House is open.

The program is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Who qualifies for Day Support?
To be eligible for Day Support an individual must:

  • Be over the age of 19 (this program is designed for adults).
  • Be diagnosed within one year by a licensed and certified Psychiatrist, MD, Psychologist, or Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner with an Axis I diagnosis that indicates severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Have an IQ of 70 or above. (Staff will assess this on an individual basis and determine if Frontier House can meet individual needs).

What is the cost to the consumer?
The consumer will not be billed for serviced provided by the day support program. Funding is provided through the Regional Governing Board, with funds provided by federal, state and county dollars.

How do I get referred or make a referral?
Referrals can be made by any number of sources, including physicians, counselors, psychiatrists, case workers and self-referrals. Referral forms are available on this website, or at each location. Staff at either location will be glad to help with this process or call (308)532-4730.

Day Support Referral Form

Frontier House program provide a safe, structured environment for adults diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness using the clubhouse model. The programs are designed to enhance each participant’s ability to interact and live successfully in the community. The programs offer individuals the opportunity to:

  • Attend education and group discussion about mental illness, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, skills related to coping, daily living, community living, nutrition, recreation and healthy living, as well as social skills, vocational skills, etc.
  • Decrease hospitalization frequency and duration.
  • Gain support, understanding and acceptance of mental illness.
  • Access public and program transportation.

Frontier House offers day support services. Day support is designed as a drop-in service. It is less structured. Participants in day support have an individualized treatment plan or goals specific for their attendance and participation. Day support is available any time Frontier House or Pioneer House is open.

The program is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Who qualifies for Day Support?
To be eligible for Day Support an individual must:

  • Be over the age of 19 (this program is designed for adults).
  • Be diagnosed within one year by a licensed and certified Psychiatrist, MD, Psychologist, or Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner with an Axis I diagnosis that indicates severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Have an IQ of 70 or above. (Staff will assess this on an individual basis and determine if Frontier House can meet individual needs).

What is the cost to the consumer?
The consumer will not be billed for serviced provided by the day support program. Funding is provided through the Regional Governing Board, with funds provided by federal, state and county dollars.

How do I get referred or make a referral?
Referrals can be made by any number of sources, including physicians, counselors, psychiatrists, case workers and self-referrals. Referral forms are available on this website, or at each location. Staff at either location will be glad to help with this process or call (308)532-4730.

Day Support Referral Form