Crisis Residential Unit Serving Adults Crisis Residential Unit Serving Adults

Common Ground’s Crisis Residential Unit serving adults provides a short-term (1-14 days) alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for people agreeing to actively participate in a recovery oriented treatment environment.  Services include psychiatric medication review, group therapy,... Read More

Victim Assistance Program Victim Assistance Program

Common Ground’s Victim Assistance Program provides 24-hour access to counselors and advocates for victims of crime, domestic and sexual abuse and workplace violence.  Assistance includes on-site advocacy, death notification, personal protection order assistance and accompaniment of victims to hospitals,... Read More

Counseling Program Counseling Program

Common Ground offers out-patient and in-home counseling for individuals and families with 10-17 year olds for up to three months, with the goal of helping families draw on their own resources and abilities to get through a crisis.  To find out more about counseling services, call our 24-hour  Resource... Read More

Graduated Apartment Program Graduated Apartment Program

Common Ground’s Graduated Apartment Program provides homeless adults 18-23, with housing subsidies and supportive services for up to two years.  The program is designed to reach each client where they are and help them develop a greater level of self-sufficiency, interpersonal skills and housing... Read More

A Step Forward A Step Forward

A Step Forward provides a safe and home-like transitional living shelter for homeless youths ages 16-20 for up to 18 months, who are seeking self-sufficiency.  The program also provides counseling, job training, career development, educational assistance, financial subsidies and medical assistance to... Read More

The Sanctuary The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is a free and safe 24-hour shelter that provides 3-week residential counseling to runaways and youths in crisis between the ages of 10-17, with the goal of reuniting youths with their families.  For information on how to be accepted into the program, call our 24-hour Crisis and Resource... Read More

Crisis Residential Units for Youth Crisis Residential Units for Youth

Common Ground offers three residential programs supporting youth, ages 10-22, in crisis. Programs range from a two-week program to subsidized apartment housing and may include: • Care and supervision • Counseling • Independent living skills • Mentoring • Education and career assistance For... Read More

Resource and Crisis Center Resource and Crisis Center

Common Ground’s  Resource and Crisis Center serves as the gateway for individuals seeking public mental health services in Oakland County.  The Center (call 1.800.231.1127) operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides: Emergency Psychiatric Services—screening and assessment for adults... Read More

Common Ground News

InTouch Fall 2015 Edition InTouch Fall 2015 Edition

Sometimes, when individuals arrive at Common Ground for help during a mental health crisis, their only expectation is to be hospitalized. But according to Lynne Stillwell, associate manager of OACIS, the agency offers much more than that.

In fact, Common Ground provides a broad continuum of programs and services that are designed especially to help individuals learn to manage their own challenges, develop coping strategies and continue to live independently in the community.

Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Common Ground Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement
 Pledges to Expand the Hours of Operation for Crisis Text Service
 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI, NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – Common Ground has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year, Common […]

Common Ground Welcomes New CEO Heather Rae Common Ground Welcomes New CEO Heather Rae

Rae will help Common Ground continue to grow and innovate.

InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015 InTouch Newsletter Summer 2015

Volunteer Finds Her Passion Answering Common Ground’s Resource and Crisis Line.
Vickie Kennedy had no idea she could be a crisis counselor on Common Ground’s Resource and Crisis Helpline. After all, she is a survivor of domestic violence and never considered that her experience could help others. But that is exactly what happened.

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