Stonebridge

Stonebridge is a community residence (CR) program located in a pleasant, historic residential area near downtown Saratoga Springs, which places pharmacies, hospital and day treatment programs all within walking distance of the house. Stonebridge provides a safe, supportive and home-like environment to men and women diagnosed with mental illness. The program provides 24-hour supervision to residents who directly participate in the selection of rehabilitative interventions that will assist them to attain their work, social, community living, academic, mental health and behavioral goals. Average length of stay in the residence is 12 to 18 months, but can vary due to clinical need and resident choice.

Services provided:

  • Food and shelter in a safe and healthy environment
  • Twenty-four hour supervision
  • Education and assistance with daily living skills
  • Goal oriented service planning directed toward more independent living
  • Training in money management * Training in Medication Management
  • Service coordination with other agencies
  • Guidance with establishing and maintaining social relationships
  • Advocacy and support in meeting both physical and mental health needs
  • Crisis intervention
  • Guided practice in conflict resolution and stress management
  • Structured recreational program

Residents must be at least 18 years old and have a primary diagnosis of psychiatric illness. They should be in need of 24-hour supervision and be willing and able to actively participate in programming that will help them improve functional skills in order to move toward more independent living.

The monthly fee for each resident is based on the current SSI rate for eligible people. Most residents pay this fee with income received from federal, state and/or local funding sources.

Referrals are made to Stonebridge by mental health practitioners from inpatient and outpatient settings.

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