A care coordinator assists with short and long-term goals, barriers, and provides a source of connection and support.
A peer support specialist is an individual with similar lived experience that offers hope, support and advocacy.
Access to services or programs to assist an individual with meeting their needs and goals.
To be eligible for Community Connect individuals must:
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Be 18 years or older.
To be eligible you must be a resident of North Dakota.
To be considered, applicants must have a Mental Health or Substance Use Disorder diagnosis impacting functionality in multiple domains including housing, employment, parenting, physical health, and/or community connections.
What’s the difference?
FREE THROUGH RECOVERY
This is a state sponsored program administered through F5 Project. It offers more structure and more support and ultimately more resources for your goals. The program is person-centered so your goals remain your own.
Currently, the program is only available to those who have a behavioral health issue and who are on probation or parole.
Similar to Free Through Recovery, Community Connect is a state sponsored, community-based, behavioral health program administered through F5, however Community Connect is not limited to individuals who are on probation or parole.
The programs are similar, but Community Connect is for any ND resident 18 years or older with a Mental Health or Substance Use Disorder diagnosis impacting functionality in multiple domains including housing, employment, parenting, physical health, and/or community connections.