Jennings Place is a 24-hour transitional
housing facility that is committed to the successful transition of individuals into
community living. This 16-bed program provides a therapeutic atmosphere that empowers
the individual to make suitable choices that would allow them to experience the
highest quality of life in the least restrictive environment.
Forensic Mental Health provides
psychiatric services to inmates incarcerated in the Tarrant County Jail. Services
include psychiatric evaluations, medication maintenance, suicide risk assessments,
casework and follow-up. Inmates are identified at the time of booking by MHMRTC
staff, and may also be referred by the Jail staff, family and through self-referral.
Project RAPP (Rehabilitation Alternatives for Parolees and Probationers)
focuses on reducing the rate of re-offending for mentally impaired
probationers and parolees through psychiatric and psychosocial rehabilitation. Referrals
are made by the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Mental or Medical Impairments
(TCOOMMI), Community Supervision and Corrections Department and Adult Parole and
other sources. Intensive services are provided while the client is on probation
or parole after which the client is referred to mainstream clinics.
Aftercare Services provides continuity
of care to clients who have been admitted to state hospitals. The Aftercare staff
monitors and makes recommendations regarding the provision of care while the client
is hospitalized and coordinate the continuity of services such as medication management,
psychiatric evaluation, follow-up appointments and service coordination when the
client is discharged back into the community.
Court Services is responsible for
making formal recommendations to the Tarrant County Probate Courts regarding the
least restrictive settings for clients for whom mental health commitments have been
Mental Health Law Liaison Services
provides 24-hours a day/7 days a week telephone hotline support for law enforcement
officers with the intent to facilitate therapeutic placement as an alternative to
incarceration. Services also include follow-up and advocacy and training for local
Police Departments. The program is funded by the County, supervised by MHMRTC, and
directed by a Community Management Team.