Go-Getters is a community-based psychiatric rehabilitation program whose mission is to assist people recovering from severe mental illness in re-integrating their lives in the larger communities of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.
Day programs for adults and elderly people in Salisbury, Princess Anne, and Newark offer skills training for independent living, prevocational and vocational skills, food and nutrition training, breakfast, lunch, and snacks, socialization and recreation, a community of support and friendship, supported housing in all three counties, intensive 24- hour supervision, specialized housing for elderly and dually diagnosed people, crisis and respite care for psychiatric and other emergencies, 4 crisis beds, residential alternative to hospitalization, 3 respite beds available to the community for individual and caregiver needs.
Lower Shore Clinic provides outpatient psychiatric treatment, ongoing clinical therapy, and primary care to a community caseload of 1000+ Lower Shore residents regardless of ability to pay, same day walk-in intakes for new clients, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team for people with greatest mental health difficulties in five counties, integrated health home, family psycho-education groups, 24 hour on-call back up for Go-Getters or Lower Shore Clinic staff working with clients in psychiatric distress, program-wide welcome and treatment for persons recovering from mental illness and substance abuse.
Unique and uniquely successful co-occurring disorders program, community support system (outreach) serving 3 counties, services provided at home, worksite, or any other location chosen by consumer 7am to 9pm 365 days a year, case management and advocacy model.
Services include assistance with medication monitoring, budgeting and money management, gaining entitlements, finding and maintaining employment and volunteer positions, finding and maintaining housing, connecting to community resources, interpersonal and family problems, maintaining good mental health, supported employment and job placement, transportation throughout 3 counties to and from day program centers daily via public transit and as available for critical transportation needs, community trainings on mental health issues.
Go-Getters Foundation supports programs and has owned and managed facilities since 1992; assets over $4M. 30 units of housing for indigent elderly persons built in 2005, owned under independent corporations, valued at an additional $3M.