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Eligibility & Referrals

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Program Eligibility: Children & Adolescents

(Age 20 and younger)

Must have a current behavioral health diagnosis

Eligibility criteria for children and adolescents include the following:

  • Current inpatient psychiatric hospitalization lasting greater than 2 weeks

  • Current inpatient psychiatric hospitalization with at least two prior inpatient psychiatric admissions at an approved hospital or ATU in the past 12 months

  • Current involvement with 2 or more systems, such as juvenile justice, child welfare, school discipline, IEP and the youth is in need of transitional case management, services, and/or supports not funded by another source

Program Eligibility: Adults


Adults must meet at least one of the following:

  • Individuals currently hospitalized in a psychiatric institute or acute facility for one month or longer with significant barriers to discharge.

  • Individuals currently hospitalized with three or more inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations at an institute or other approved acute hospital in the previous 12 months.

  • Defendants who are pleading “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity” (NGRI) and are currently hospitalized.

  • Defendants who are determined “Incompetent to Proceed” (ITP) and are currently hospitalized.

  • (Western Slope Clients Only): Individuals who are currently hospitalized and have a history of psychiatric hospitalization, significant behavioral health needs and significant barriers that have prohibited a successful transition into a home community.

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Submit completed forms via email to

Call 303-636-5766 if you have any questions.

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