Community Case Management

Lake Whatcom Center’s case management program offers individualized support for people with chronic mental illness to reach treatment outcomes.  Areas of support focus on housing, employment, education, daily activity, financial and legal issues, psychiatric and medical care, social and personal growth. The intensity of services is continually adjusted to address the full spectrum of treatment from crisis intervention to independence of case management. The service is provided to meet individual needs and incorporates natural support to integrate to the maximum level of independence. Community case management services are available from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Services are provided at our Silver Beach offices and also on an outreach basis; in our clients’ homes, job sites, accompanying them to medical appointments, etc.

Key Components and services:

  • maintaining apartment cleanliness
  • assistance with shopping, menu planning and cooking
  • assistance with attending medical/dental appointments
  • medication monitoring up to 2 – 3 days per week
  • assistance with budgeting and maintaining benefits
  • assistance with leisure activities
  • assistance with transportation issues
  • referral for substance abuse issues
  • assistance with self care (personal hygiene and laundry)
  • referral for employment services
  • psychiatric evaluations and medications
  • crisis assessment and intervention during regular business hours