The Network Management
Department coordinates the following areas:
Services - Routine (provided in-home or out-of-home):
emergency short-term relief services provided to the consumer’s
unpaid caregiver when the caregiver is temporarily unavailable to provide
supports due to non-routine circumstances. This service provides a consumer
with personal assistance in daily living activities (e.g., grooming,
eating, bathing, dressing and personal hygiene) and functional living
tasks. The service includes assistance with: planning and preparing
meals; transportation or assistance in securing transportation; assistance
with ambulating and mobility; reinforcement of behavioral support or
specialized therapies activities; assistance with medications and the
performance of tasks delegated by an RN in accordance with state law;
and supervision of the consumer’s safety and security. The service
also includes habilitation activities, use of natural supports and typical
community services available to all people, social interaction and participation
in leisure activities, and assistance in developing socially valued
behaviors and daily living and functional living skills.
Respite – Out-of-Home:
Therapeutic support provided in a safe environment with staff on-site
providing 24-hour supervision to an individual who is demonstrating
a crisis that cannot be stabilized in a less intensive setting. Out
of home respite is provided in a setting for which the state provides
oversight (for example, an ICF, a HCS group home, a DSHS-authorized
crisis respite facility or crisis residential facility).
is constantly seeking potential new providers for partnership with The Harris
Center. If you are interested in learning more information about how to
partner with our center please
Respite – In-Home: Therapeutic support provided
to an individual, who is demonstrating a crisis, in the individual’s
home when it is deemed clinically appropriate for the individual to
remain in his/her natural environment and it is anticipated the crisis
can be stabilized within a 72-hour period.
The Network Development Department serves children, adolescents,
and adults currently receiving services through The Harris Center for
Mental Health and IDD.
step in the application process is to contact the individual's Service
Coordinator and request a referral. The referral must include a valid
Determination of Intellectual Disability (DID). If the individual does
not have a Service Coordinator visit
this link to learn how to access services.
Most consumers' provide their own transportation. Consumers
with special needs for transportation should contact their Service Coordinators
to find out if they are eligible for transportation services.
Individuals are assessed a fee based on ability to pay.
This fee is determined at the time of intake.