Carver County Mental Health Program - First Street Center

Children's Mental Health Crisis Response Services (CRS)

Professional help 24/7 for children or youth experiencing a mental health crisis to help the child be safe, stay in their home, and get connected to support.

Description

Crisis Response provides mental health crisis outreach to children and youth to help stabilize and end the crisis. Crisis support is provided by licensed mental health professionals. Crisis Response is available 24 hours a day, 7 days every week.

Crisis Response may include:

  • Figuring out what is wrong and get help, in person or by phone and how to stabilize the situation
  • Crisis support may include a professional going to the home, school, work, or wherever the child needs help to calm down in the crisis
  • Evaluation of risk of harm to the child or others
  • Making a plan to manage the current crisis and reduce future crises
  • Short term care to help find long-term support
  • Help for hospitals, schools, and police to work with children and youth in crisis

Features

  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients
    • Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
    • Private health insurance
  • Service Availability
    • 24 hours a day
  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities

Eligibility

Children and youth (up to age 18)

Young people can call for help. Parents or teachers can also call for help for a young person.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Anyone located in Carver County

Application Instructions

If you are in a different county, the state list of crisis phone numbers is available online.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Crisis Line 24/7 for assistance

Fee

Crisis Response is covered by most health insurance plans (including state health care programs like Medical Assistance (MA) and MinnesotaCare).

You can also get free help if you don't have insurance.

Location

540 E 1st St, Waconia, MN, 55387

Other Services at this Location

Websites

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 952-442-7601
  • Main: 952-442-4437

Area Served

Carver County

Last Update

10/8/2021