A Different Approach to Mental Health Services
As a leading pioneer of psychiatric rehabilitative services, Community Friendship offers a comprehensive range of recovery-based programs. We provide support and training in self-sufficiency and independent living, career development, and full integration in the community.
We take a holistic approach, working with the whole person – mind, body, and spirit and not just their illness. We believe that all individuals have the ability to grow and reach their full potential.
Community Friendship, Inc. (CFI) is a non-profit organization that has been accredited by the International Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), for more than 39 years. This accreditation indicates that CFI respects the rights and individuality of those we serve, and that we have made a direct commitment to put the needs of our consumers at the center of everything we do. We are a comprehensive provider of recovery based services assisting adults in Metropolitan Atlanta. Our mission is to provide a supportive community for people whose mental illnesses prevent them from participating in community life.
Programs and Services
Path Homeless Outreach and Case Management
We focus on establishing trusting relationships, assessing needs, providing referral information and coordinating linkages to resources, which includes housing.
Intensive Case Management (ICM)
We provide coordinated care for those who are currently served in State Psychiatric Hospitals, frequently admitted to State Psychiatric Hospitals, have been in a correctional facility, who are seen frequently in Emergency Rooms; or who are chronically homeless.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
We provide consumers with the opportunity to develop and practice vocational, social and living skills. These aspects develop hope, confidence and motivation.
We offer a wide array of supported housing programs for individuals in the community including support services, supervised, shared living arrangements, and group homes.
Work Opportunities Program
We help consumers choose, get and keep competitive jobs in the community.
Peer Support Services
We provide a consumer facilitated program, operated by Certified Peer Specialists to assist in developing and maintaining recovery, wellness, and daily living.
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