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

1200 N Telegraph Rd., Bldg. 32E Pontiac, MI 48341 The Resource and Crisis Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes the following services: Oakland Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service (OACIS) 24-hour Resource and Crisis Helpline—telephone, online chat, and text access... Read More

Common Ground News

Common Ground Saving Taxpayers Money Common Ground Saving Taxpayers Money

Common Ground saves taxpayers’ money by providing other options for people that require mental health services. 40% of adults with mental illness are arrested at some point in their life – almost half of them had not committed a crime! In 2015, Common Ground helped 431 people avoid unnecessary incarceration and thus, saved Oakland County […]

New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Dates! New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Dates!

This FREE ten-session group features structured topics and guest speakers to provide support to those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.  This is a closed group after the second session so prior registration is helpful to ensure cohesiveness.  The new group begins February 8, 2017 and meets every Wednesday from 7 p.m. until […]

Legal Clinic Holiday Closures Legal Clinic Holiday Closures

The evening session of the Legal Clinic will be closed on Tuesday December 27, 2016 and Tuesday January 3, 2017. Please inform all callers to the crisis line seeking legal services or any other contacts through other means.
However, please note that the clinic will be open for the morning session, at the Oakland County Law […]

No Legal Clinic Sessions on 11/22 and 11/24 No Legal Clinic Sessions on 11/22 and 11/24

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no legal clinic sessions this week. Next week, the clinic will resume normal operations.
Have a great holiday!

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