Referring Someone for Residential Adult Care Facilities

PLACES has adopted the admission criteria of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board for Montgomery County.

A potential resident must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a Montgomery County resident
  • Have a severe and persistent mental illness diagnosis as defined by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Be linked with an ADAMHS Board community mental health center:
    • Consumer Advocacy Model (CAM) program at Samaritan Behavioral Health, Inc.
    • Eastway Behavioral Healthcare Corporation
    • South Community Behavioral Healthcare
  • Have a primary Community Psychiatric Support Specialist
  • Be able to sign a resident agreement
  • Meet ADAMHS Board criteria for residential care

Individuals with histories of violence, substance abuse or both are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Documentation required for referrals:

  • Most recent biopsychosocial/diagnostic assessment
  • List of current medications
  • A completed Authorization for Release of Information
  • Most recent Individual Service Plan
  • Social Security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Proof of residency (Montgomery County)
  • Proof of income
  • Completed housing referral

Referral process:

  • An individual’s Community Psychiatric Support Specialist must submit a housing referral to the Eastway Residential Support Housing Wait List.
  • Priority is given to individuals being discharged from statewide behavioral healthcare facilities and hospitals.

Contact the for more information about referrals.