The Kent Center Intake, Counseling and Emergency Services

Often referred to as the “front door” to The Kent Center, the Intake, Counseling & Emergency Services Unit provides consumers of all ages with an introduction to the Center, followed by a wide range of outpatient service options.

The Kent Center Central Intake

CThe Kent Centerentral Intake services include:

  • Telephone screening of prospective clients
  • General information on service options
  • Scheduling of initial appointments
  • Referrals to other service providers

The Kent Center Emergency Services

Emergency Services responds to all active or prospective clients who need immediate assessment and/or crisis intervention due to a mental health and/or substance abuse problem. Services are provided wherever they are needed and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days aweek, 365 days a year.

Emergency services include:

  • Crisis assessment and intervention
  • Linkage to follow-up services
  • Specialized hospital diversion and liaison services

The Kent Center Counseling Services

Our Counseling Services Department serves children and adults with mental health and/or substance abuse problems which can benefit from brief, focused, office-based therapy or other specialized programming.

Services provided include:

  • Assessments and evaluations
  • Individual, group & family mental health and chemical dependency counseling
  • Adult and adolescent chemical dependency day treatment programs
  • Certified batterers intervention program
  • Sex offender treatment program