Supported Independent Living

About Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living (SIL) seeks to provide a structured recovery environment for adults dealing with the challenges of persistent mental illness. Structure is offered through Crisis Support, Medication Management, Training and Support, and Peer Support as identified by the resident’s individual recovery service plan.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) empowers people to make life choices, attain life goals, build relationships, and participate in the community life to the best of their abilities and in the most integrated and independent manner for the individual and her community.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) offers recovery-based support for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Transitional Program for up to two years.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) provides mental health services that are resident-centered, culturally competent, individualized, flexible, coordinated, accountable, and strength based with the goal of providing the opportunity for people to recover with the recognition that the recovery process is unique for each individual.

Supported Independent Living (SIL)  is designed and operated to specifically support individuals dealing with the challenges and difficulties of persistent mental illness. Supported Independent Living Program supports individuals to live as independently as possible through the provision of training and assistance in the skills of the community living and by serving as an integrating focus for the individual’s rehabilitation.

Individuals in Supported Independent Living are adults18 years and older. Admission to Supported Independent Living  is based on a referral process as established by the County Office and Salisbury Behavioral Health.

After assessing an individual’s strengths and needs in a daily living skills, appropriate supports are provided. Individual skill based goals are implemented to increase their skills and functioning levels.
Staff support is available on-site eight hours a day. Individuals are encouraged to use community and natural supports. Recreational activities are planned with input from residents. Many people with serious and persistent behavioral health problems choose to live in independent settings. Staff provides support to residents so they may maintain their independence and health.

Supported Independent Living (SIL) offer recovery-based support for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness.

Service Description
Supported Independent Living (SIL) seeks to empower people to make choices, attain life goals, build relationships, and participate in the community life to the best of their abilities and in the most integrated and independent manner for the individual.

Target Population
The population is adults 18 years and older.  Admission to the Supported Living Program is based on a referral process as established by the County office and Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc.

The Supported Independent Living is designed and operated to specifically support individuals dealing with the challenges and difficulties of persistent mental illness. Supported Independent Living supports individuals to live as independently as possible through the provision of training and assistance in the skills of the community living, and by serving as an integrating focus for the individual’s rehabilitation.

Certified Peer Support Services are offered in: Montgomery, Lehigh and Northampton Counties

For more information regarding Certified Peer Support in Lehigh County and Northampton County please contact Laura Gallagher at LGallagher@salisb.com or (484) 866-9303
Office Location: Salisbury Behavioral Health, 3894 Courtney St. Ste. 100
Bethlehem, PA

For more information regarding Certified Peer Support in Montgomery County please contact Laura Gallagher at LGallagher@salisb.com or (215) 884-5566
Office Location: Salisbury Behavioral Health, 300 Welsh Rd.
Building #4, Ste. 100, Horsham, PA 19044