Program Description:
GCC provides two transitional mental health beds to serve the mentally ill adult population of Monroe County. The purpose of the Residential Level 1 program is to provide a less restrictive therapeutic program for mentally ill adults who require a 24-hour structured and supervised live-in setting. The Residential Level 1 beds are licensed by the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA). The program is located on the Crisis Stabilization Unit at GCC in Marathon, FL.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18 yrs or older
  • Mental health diagnosis
  • Capable of self care and ambulatory
  • Able to participate in treatment planning and services

Persons Most Able to Benefit from this Program:

  • Individual in recovery who has a mental health or co-occurring diagnosis and needs a structured environment
  • Individual awaiting placement to a treatment facility

Exclusionary Criteria:

  • Major medical conditions
  • Chronic inappropriate disruptive behaviors


  • 24/7 nurse and tech support
  • Medication administration and vital signs
  • Medical oversight
  • Individualized recovery plan

Treatment Planning:

  • Treatment planning and related services to be provided occurs directly with the client
  • Services are tailored to the strengths, needs, abilities and preferences of the client
  • Services promote personal responsibility
  • Goals of treatment are not the sole responsibility of a single staff person or a lone consumer, but are the responsibility shared by all in an active partnership with the client

Contact Information:

  • Contact Person: Unit Director
  • Location: Marathon, FL
  • Phone: (305) 434-7660

Eleven CARF Accredited Programs:

  • Case Management/Services Coordination: Mental Health (Adults)
  • Community Integration: Mental Health (Adults)
  • Community Integration: Psychological Rehabilitation (Adults)
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Detoxification
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Outpatient Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Children and Adolescents)
  • Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health (Adults)
  • Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health (Children and Adolescents)
  • Prevention/Diversion

Equal Opportunity
GCC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, religion, color, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or marital status.