10992 San Diego Mission Road, Room 2704
San Diego, California 92108
Essentials At A Glance
Program Type: Community-based
To Make Referrals: Funding is provided through contractual arrangements between Kaiser Permanente and Telecare Corporation. This benefit is provided to all eligible Kaiser members.
Who We Serve: Adult residents of San Diego who are members of Kaiser Permanente
Medical and psychiatric services provided by Kaiser physicians
24-hour crisis response
Case management and advocacy
Substance abuse intervention and counseling
Assistance with entitlements
Support and education of family and significant others
Assistance in the development of peer relationships
Connection to self-help groups and community resources
About the Program: Kaiser Telecare Program For Intensive Community Support (PFICS) is a service for Kaiser members with serious mental illness and chronic chemical dependency problems. PFICS is unique among Kaiser's mental health programs: staff provide services in the community, at locations of members' choice, building trust, establishing partnerships, and striving for success. The program serves individuals who are high utilizers of acute mental health services and who are considered to be at great risk for psychiatric hospitalization.