Crisis Intervention Services

First Home Care offers crisis intervention services which provide mental health care and assistance to all ages who are Medicaid eligible and experiencing an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that puts the individual at risk for psychiatric hospitalization. Crisis intervention services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

Crisis Intervention Goals: 

  • Provide care at any time of day to prevent exacerbation of a psychiatric condition
  • Provide crisis intervention to prevent injury to the individual or others
  • Provide treatment in the least restrictive setting aiming to prevent hospitalization
  • Introduce and mobilize resources for the individual, the family and the community to address the current difficulties
  • Coordinate external resources, as necessary, to improve the functioning of the individual/family
  • Coordinate all services being provided to the individual for an integrated delivery system.

Crisis Stabilization

  • In-home support with the goal of averting hospitalization
  • Provide daily behavioral and mental health support to create a normative environment with a high assurance of safety
  • Services can be rendered up to 8 hours per day for up to 15 days per episode
  • 24/7 crisis response.
  • Provided in Tidewater
  • All ages
  • Medicaid Eligible
  • For immediate assistance call 757-398-5235

Therapeutic Mentoring

  • Person centered approach to foster positive development of youth personally, academically and socially
  • Improve well-being of youth through positive role models
  • Activities of daily living (ADL) training to support successful transition to adulthood
  • Evidenced based “Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood” (PAYA) modules
  • Coordinate with other providers to facilitate holistic and systemic care
  • CSA funded
  • Provided in Tidewater and Richmond
  • Ages 5-19

If you or a family member is in need of services, please contact us at 757-398-5235 for immediate assistance.

1634 London Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23704

5516 Falmouth Street
Suite 202
Richmond, VA 23230