REACH Services, Region V

REACH - Regional, Education, Assessment, Crisis Services, Habilitation 

"To prevent unnecessary institutionalization of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and to provide them opportunities to live in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs and consistent with their informed choice"

What is REACH?

REACH is a 24/7 mobile crisis intervention program that provides crisis support to adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

What is the goal of the REACH Program?

To provide in-home and community based crisis assistance services to individuals and their families in order to improve the quality of life and decrease facility and hospitalization placements.

Who is Eligible for REACH Services?

Individuals 18 years and above who have a documented diagnosis of Intellectual or Developmental Disability who are experiencing crisis due to behavioral or psychiatric needs.

Individuals in Case Management Services

Intensive Community Support

Support provided in the community residence

Assessment and Referral Consultation

Crisis Support Home

Provides planned and crisis respite services

Serves 6 adults

Provides clinical and behavioral support on a time limited basis (up to 30 days) to stabilize the individual and assess his/her needs.

Must have identified discharge placement prior to admission.

What does REACH Provide?

Mobile Crisis Support - Respond to crisis within 2 hours

Determine support needs

Develop crisis or behavioral intervention plan (Cross System Planning)

Refer individual, or family for follow-up (e.g. community/prevention services, emergency medical, CSB intake, etc.)

Who can make a referral to REACH?

Referrals can be made by family members, Emergency Services, Case Managers as well as Providers.

How do I obtain a referral packet for services?

There are two types of referral packets for REACH services:

REACH Crisis Response Team

REACH Crisis Support Home

Referral packets can be requested by contacting the following:

Telephone:  (757) 325-8673

REACH Fax:  (757) 788-0984

What is the contact number for REACH 24 Hour emergency assistance?

Toll Free Crisis Line:

(855) 807-8278