Outreach programs/services are intended to engage and/or assess individuals potentially in need of mental health services. Outreach programs/services are not crisis services. Examples of applicable services are socialization, recreation, light meals, and provision of information about mental health and social services. Another type of service within this program code includes off-site, community based assessment and screening services. These services can be provided at forensic sites, a consumer's home, other residential settings, including homeless shelters, and the streets.
This program code should not be used for services that are provided by a licensed outpatient program. For unlicensed crisis type services use program code 2680 Crisis Intervention.