Services To Enhance Potential, as a credentialed service provider with the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, partners with other Service Providers throughout Wayne County to provide needed Community Mental Health Services to the most vulnerable population. Service Providers throughout Wayne County rely on the exceptional services we provide. Our Support Coordinators work closely with partners to assure services are provided timely and opportunities are developed. Our Community Based and Vocational Skill Building services provide a choice of opportunities for consumers.
Services To Enhance Potential’s dedicated and experienced Supports Coordinator help promote the independence of each of the consumer’s lives by assisting with a variety of services including but not limited to; housing services, benefit planning, case management, and health services. The relationships built with the consumer and their parents and guardians have resulted a number of impressive outcomes for the consumers served. Year after year the Consumers served are surveyed on the level of care provided. Our Supports Coordinator continuously receive scores above 95% in satisfaction.
Community Based Skill Building
Community Skill Trainers help design and promote community based opportunities for individuals with a disability and/or a mental illness. Activities designed to promote Community Inclusion include social, recreational, and volunteer based opportunities.
Vocational Based Skill Building
Our Vocational Based Skill Building Program is designed to assist an individual with a developmental disability or mental illness with gaining valuable workplace skills. These services are provided within one of our six (6) Resource Centers. We have Resource Centers in Detroit (2), Dearborn (2), Livonia and Wayne. A variety of classroom trainings are also provided at a few of our community based programs including our Thrift Stores and our Made in the Market program.
Our Business and Employment Representatives are tasked with working with business partners in the community to help develop work opportunities for individuals with a developmental disability or a mental illness. Informational classes are conducted routinely at Resource Centers and throughout the community to help promote interest in working in the community. Our representatives develop consumer focused vocational work plans to help consumers succeed in the employment setting. Job coaches are
often utilized and help promote a positive working relationship with STEP Staff, the employee and the
employer. Work readiness and skill specific training opportunities are provided to consumers prior to and
during employment to assure long lasting employment.
Meals on Wheels, St. Vincent de Paul, Belleville Library, Focus Hope, and more. The tasks performed in each of these places can vary, but it is always with the goal of creating a personal connection between
people and the communities that they live and work in.