Case management services support the efforts of individuals and enable them to meet identified needs and maintain his / her adjustment in the community through outreach. Services are designed to link consumers with the necessary community support system when the consumer is unable to do so independently; therefore improving the consumer’s chances of recovery and successful integration into the community. Case management services are available to consumers of Marengo, Greene, Sumter, Choctaw and Hale counties who are defined as either seriously mentally ill, seriously emotionally disturbed, intellectually disabled or developmentally disabled.
Supported employment services consist of paid employment for persons for whom competitive employment at or above the minimum wage is unlikely, and who, because of their disabilities, need intensive ongoing support to perform in a work setting. Supported employment is conducted in a variety of settings, particularly work sites in which persons without disabilities are employed.
Court Referral Program
The Court Referral Program’s mission is to reduce crimes committed by offenders under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, and / or domestic violence crimes. The program offers participants educational information, through formal programming, designed to create positive changes in their behavior. All participants have criminal charges or pending criminal charges and have been ordered to attend by a court of competent jurisdiction. West Alabama Mental Health Center provides services to court-ordered defendants in Sumter, Marengo, Hale, and Greene Counties.