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Office of Mental Health (OMH)

Philadelphia’s Office of Mental Health (OMH) provides mental health services for more than 40,000 adults and children requiring medical, social, and educational services. The office provides these services through an extensive network of contracted provider agencies located throughout Philadelphia. This network of services includes:

  • 11 community mental health centers
  • More than 30 specialized health agencies
  • 5 crisis response centers
  • 30 in-patient provider agencies

In partnership with these contract providers, the Office of Mental Health offers a comprehensive range of behavioral health services. These services include:

  • Emergency and crisis intervention services
  • Rehabilitation programs
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Family support programs
  • Residential programs
  • Consumer-run services

For more information about key departments and programs within the Office of Mental Health, click on the links below:

  • Contracts & Budgeting- provides financial administration and budget oversight to all city-contracted mental health service provider agencies
  • Mental Health Court- an overview of the voluntary and involuntary commitment process
  • Coordinated Consumer Services- overseeing clinical care and specialized services provided to consumers throughout the behavioral health system
  • Southeast Regional Planning & Implementation- a collaborative multi-county initiative to expand and enhance specialized mental health services
  • Targeted Case Management- provides personal support to clients with serious and persistent mental illness