The vision of the Larimer Center CJCS program is to reduce recidivism among our community’s co-occurring diagnosed and criminal justice involved clients by linking them to services that improve their quality of life and contribute to the overall safety in the community.
Mission of the Larimer Center CJCS program is to connect clients referred by judicial and correctional personnel with mental and behavioral health services. Case management will be used to link clients with supportive resources and supportive relationships to promote recovery, encourage responsible living and facilitate positive community involvement.
The target population for this program is adult residents (18 and older) of Larimer County, who are mentally ill, have co-occurring substance abuse problems, are currently involved in the criminal justice system and who have low to mid-incomes. All major mental health disorders will be considered including Psychotic Disorders, Major Affective Disorders, and Major Anxiety Disorders.
The CJCS Program utilizes an intensive case management approach to combine intensive mental health, drug and alcohol treatment with specific and targeted case management interventions designed to promote successful return to society. The treatment services are provided via linkage to behavioral health services to throughout the community based on client need. This program will be accomplished through the execution of the following three programmatic components.
The Larimer Center for Mental Health CJCS provider ensures that clients at all points along the continuum of care are adequately served with the high intensity individualized treatments needed to achieve recovery and minimize recidivism.
The CJCS program is designed to enhance the success of community re-entry by:
Anticipated outcomes for program participants include:
For more information, please contact the Larimer Center for Mental Health Criminal Justice Clinical Specialist Justin Shaffer, MSW, NCACI, CACIII at (970) 685-2775 or Program Director Steve Ball, LCSW at (970) 290-8672
Mailing Address (525 W. Oak St. Fort Collins, CO 80521)