North Star Act is an intensive community based ACT program located in Escondido, CA. The program serves adults with severe and persistent mental illness in the North Inland region of San Diego County. There is a strong emphasis on adhering to ACT fidelity as well as the housing first model. The program is centrally located and has strong partnerships with local service providers as well as active input from the community.
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. At Mental Health Systems, our workforce is dedicated to unlocking the potential and improving the lives of every individual, family, and community struggling with mental health, substance use disorders, and lack of affordable housing. Since 1978, 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 Program Manager is responsible for overall program management, quality assurance, leadership, staff supervision, clinical supervision, clinical assessment guideline review, training, budget management, record keeping, safety, and compliance with contract requirements and the Mental Health Systems, Inc. policies.