Our Center Star Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program offers 24-hour community-based treatment for individuals with a criminal justice background who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. All clients of Center Star ACT are eligible to receive medication management and monitoring, therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, peer counseling and support, and housing services.
Mental Health Systems is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to delivering innovative mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, veteran, and recovery services. MHS provides over 75 broad-ranging programs that offer safety-net services and employs over 800 dedicated individuals across 6 California counties; Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Bernardino, and San Diego.
For 40 years, Mental Health System’s client-centered, strengths-based solutions have been designed to offer comprehensive, culturally competent programs that embody our core values of Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation, Integrity, and Dignity. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities impacted by behavioral health challenges. MHS has a commitment toward reducing stigma and improving access to care using the principle of “whatever it takes”. MHS offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, company sponsored retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, generous holidays, vacation, and sick.
The Employment Specialist for Adult Mental Health Justice Integrated Services and Supported Housing with Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team Services Program for persons age 25-59 who have been or are in the justice system and received mental health services while in detention. The employment specialist provides support, education, and task-oriented interventions aimed at skills enhancement and job attainment.