Sierra Elder Wellness Program

Program Name: Sierra Elder Wellness Program

The Sierra Elder Wellness Program (SEWP) is a field program providing specialized outpatient mental health services for the growing older adult population (age 55+). Services include outreach, mental health rehabilitation and therapy, psychiatric medication and follow up services, housing support, case management, and much more.

Program Start Date: SEWP began in May 2007.

Service Region: Sacramento County Residents

Funding Sources: This program is funded by the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Services through the voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).

Client Fees: There is no charge for services at the Sierra Elder Wellness Program.

Population: Older adults (ages 55+) living in Sacramento County who are experiencing functional impairment in important of their life due to chronic mental health symptoms.

Referral Sources: SEWP accepts referrals only through the Sacramento County Adult Access Team.

Services Provided:
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Psycho-social Rehabilitation and Therapy
Psychiatric Medication and Follow Up Services
Groups
Family Services
Transportation
Advocacy
Case Management
Housing Support
Psycho-Education, Nutrition
Employment and Volunteerism Supports
Co-Occurring Disorder Programming
Community Linkage
Field Based Services

Frequency of Services: The frequency of services depends on the needs of the consumers. Many consumers receive various services, such as medication management, groups, and social rehabilitation on a weekly basis. In general, a consumer receives services at least once per week. Service frequency would decrease over time as the consumer prepares for graduation. Services are tailored to the individual needs and preferences of the consumer.

Sierra Elder Wellness Program
3870 Rosin Court, Ste. 130
Sacramento, CA 95834
P: (916) 363-1553