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The Partnership provides subsidies to clients who are uninsured and under insured (mental health deductible higher than $1000 and/or cannot afford insurance co-payments). All applicants must provide income eligibility documents and adhere to the client guidelines set forth in this document. PPC funding is intended to be used for individuals, families or couples experiencing a short term life crisis and not for ongoing therapy or medication management.
Please anticipate at least two weeks for applications to be approved; each applicant may be required to complete a confidential intake appointment before final approval is granted. This session will be included in the total number of sessions granted not to exceed 16 if approved.You will not be charged for the intake appointment regardless of your approval status.
Partnership Counselors agree to see clients at a reduced rate with the client co-payment and partnership subsidy totaling $70 per session. The amount of the subsidy and the client co-payment is determined by a recommendation of said counselor and then compared to a standardized sliding scale.
The minimum co-payment required by each client is not to be less than $10 per session.
The maximum income level for a household of 5 must not exceed $50,000.
The Partnership will match you with an approved counselor based on your difficulty and the location of your home. If it is more convenient for you to utilize a counselor within your employment/school region please indicate on application in space marked: alternate location for scheduling.
Applicants must complete the application in its entirety, along with a pre evaluation as well as a post evaluation at the end of your sessions.
All applicants must complete a financial information sheet and provide proof of income.
Up to sixteen sessions will be approved per applicant. Once your sessions have been used the Partnership will allow you to re-apply for additional sessions after a time period of 12 months after the last session and the post evaluation that was provided to you by your counselor was completed at the end of the prior sessions.
All applications will be anonymously reviewed and approved by a two person advisory committee of the Partnership Board of Directors
Your counselor will file all necessary paperwork for reimbursement from the Partnership. Payments will go directly to the counselor.
The applicant should pay the co-payment to the counselor at the time of each session.
If your financial situation changes or services of the Partnership are no longer needed or wanted the Partnership should be notified immediately so that future subsidies can be adjusted to allow for others to apply.
All applicants must notify the Partnership immediately if a change in counselor is desired. In the event the counselor is changed the sessions will be carried over but not renewed to the original session amount.
To assure continued services you must contact your counselor within 3 weeks of the approval date listed at the top of your approval letter.
The Partnership for Pastoral Counseling has the right to deny and/or terminate services of any applicant providing misleading information if contact is not made with the approved counselor within 3 weeks of approval date or misses more than 2 sessions.
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