San Bernardino FACT

San Bernardino, CA

About Us

Operated by Telecare Corporation, San Bernardino Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) is an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program for individuals with serious mental illness, who have extensive contacts with the criminal justice system as a result of their mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse issues. This program exists to help people live successfully in the community and make strides towards their hopes and dreams and achieve their personal recovery goals, while avoiding a return to jail or prison and unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization.

Services and Supports

Services include, but are not limited to:

  • outreach and engagement
  • comprehensive assessment and treatment
  • crisis intervention and immediate support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • community integration through meaningful social activities and outings
  • case management with linkage to community services and resources
  • counseling/therapy and psychosocial rehabilitation services that include symptom management, building independent living skills, and enhancing coping and social skills
  • medication support services 
  • physical health screening, care coordination, and referral
  • self-help and member-facilitated support groups
  • pre-vocational, vocational, and educational assessments and referrals
  • advocacy and support, even while hospitalized or incarcerated in jail

-from the website.