OHRS is a Licensed Behavioral Health Agency that provides direct services to clients and support to the community through crisis services, jail services, housing, peer support, and more. OHRS provides the HARPS: Housing and Recovery through Peer Service program.
- Mental health challenges
- Substance use challenges
- Co-occurring (mental health and substance use) disorders
- Are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
- Individuals referred from psychiatric inpatient or substance use disorder facilities will be considered as priority status for HARPS services.
Referrals from other sources are welcome, however access to HARPS services may be limited depending on available resources.
Only accepting referrals for individuals who reside in Thurston/Mason County or individuals who have been placed into housing within Thurston/Mason County.
The HARPS program intends to provide clients with a combination of services aimed at securing permanent supportive housing, primarily for individuals discharging from inpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder facilities.
The HARPS program provides participants with meaningful choice and control of housing and support services, utilizes Peer Specialists, reduces homelessness, and supports the recovery and resiliency of individuals with serious mental illness.
HARPS also has a subsidy (funds) that can be used for security deposits, application fees, rent, utilities, storage/moving costs, among other things related to the goals of the participant.
Based on availability, funding, and resources, enrolled clients may be eligible for these service through the HARPS program:
- Referrals to mental health and/or substance use services
- Referrals to other services and resources based on individual's needs
- Peer support services
- Education service linkages
- Vocational service linkages
- Social and community integration skill training"
HARPS Referral Form: Scroll down to the bottom of this webpage to access form.
Olympic Health & Recovery Services provide Hospital Diversion services in Thurston and Mason County including programs related to housing, houseless outreach, social security disability assistance, and peer support.