Posted May 09, 2014
CLEVELAND – Bishop Lennon will formally dedicate and bless Catholic Charities’ newest service site in the Diocese of Cleveland on May 12: Catholic Charities Covenant Center (1515 West 29 Street, Cleveland OH 44102). Catholic Charities Covenant Center, formerly operated by The Covenant Adolescent Chemical Dependency Treatment and Prevention Center, Inc. “The Covenant”, was acquired by Catholic Charities in 2013, and continues the same programs, services, and staffing that had been provided by “The Covenant”.
Catholic Charities Covenant Center will house several programs including:
- Hispanic Services (La Providencia) – formerly housed on W. 25th Street – a non-intensive outpatient drug and alcohol program which provides services to Latino youth and adults. Services provided include: drug and alcohol assessments, individual and group counseling, case management services, crisis intervention, urine analysis to Latino youth and adults. Hispanic Services additional provides drug and alcohol prevention services as well as drug and alcohol prevention to local schools and organizations.
- Youth Intensive (IOP) Services – formerly housed on Euclid Avenue – program provides individual, group and case management services for youth through age 21 who have been assessed and found chemically dependent and appropriate for an IOP level of care. Groups are held three (3) days per week for a minimum of three (3) hours per day.
- Outpatient Mental Health – formerly housed on Detroit Avenue – programs designed to provide mental health assessment and counseling services for individuals, families, and groups. Psychiatric evaluations, Pharmacologic Management, Marital and Family Counseling and Case Management Services are also available.
- FIRST Cuyahoga County Early Identification and Treatment of Schizophrenia Program – a new partnership between Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland, the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County and the Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center in the Department of Psychiatry at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). FIRST Cuyahoga County is a comprehensive, team-based, early identification and treatment program for individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. A separate, formal dedication of this program will take place on Wednesday, May 20.
The program will begin promptly at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 12 and will culminate with Bishop Lennon’s blessing over the facility, staff, and the clients served by Catholic Charities. Afterward, refreshments and tours of the facility will be available to any interested.