Our Services

We provide funding to local behavioral health agencies to deliver the following services.  

Mobile Crisis Outreach Services

Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams are available to everyone in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Services are available to those facing a mental health and/or drug or alcohol crisis. The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team will help a person in crisis to stabilize and help them create a personal recovery plan. The plan may help them avoid going to the hospital or jail, and will connect them with other available services. The toll-free number is 800.584.3578.

Ombuds Services

Ombuds services are available to help people with concerns and complaints about their behavioral health services.  Call Toll Free 888.336.6164 or locally at 360.416.7004.

The Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)

PACT offers personalized support to people with mental health needs who require more intensive services. This program is available to patients being discharged from Western State Hospital who do not have Medicaid coverage.

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

PATH is a homeless outreach project in Snohomish and Whatcom Counties.  PATH connects homeless individuals and families to community resources such as housing, Veterans benefits, and behavioral health treatment.

Peer Bridger Program

The Peer Bridger program serves people who are currently at Western or Eastern State Hospital. The Peer Bridgers act as a role model, peer support, mentor, teacher, advocate, and ally as they communicate hope and encouragement before and after the person’s discharge.

Opiate Outreach Services

Opiate Outreach workers provide outreach and screening. They facilitate and help people to access treatment services and housing. They help with services needed for those who experience an opiate overdose reversal, and who are admitted to the hospital due to an opioid overdose. They also help individuals referred by law enforcement and other first responders.

Housing Support Services

Pregnant, post-partum, or parenting women with children in Snohomish and Whatcom Counties can access housing support services. The goal of the program is to help women move into transitional or permanent housing.

Jail Transition Services

Jail Transition Services help persons in local jails successfully return to the community.

In Person and Telephonic Interpreter

Everyone receiving Crisis Services and non-Medicaid Behavioral Health Services funded by our organization has a right to and will have equal access to interpreter services free of charge in their preferred language other than English. For more information call 800.684.3555

Services for people who are deaf, hearing impaired, deaf-blind, or speech disabled are available at 800.833.6384 or 7.1.1.

Suspect Fraud?

800.684.3555

Anonymously report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse to the North Sound BH-ASO Compliance Officer by using the Compliance Hotline.

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Dissatisfied with service?

888.336.6164

or visit the Ombuds website for assistance in filing a complaint or appealing a denial of service.

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