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Adult Services

Blake Behavioral Health

Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz & Yuma counties

Counseling Services

Individual Counseling: Short-term solution-focused treatment for adults. Services provide support through family and life transitions, behavioral concerns, and/or mental health and substance abuse issues.

Parent-Child Relationship Therapy: Attachment-focused therapy with a caregiver and child. Caregivers include biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, or kinship placement.

Child-Parent Psychotherapy: A parent-child therapy model proven to be effective with children under the age of five, who have been exposed to trauma and their caregivers.  Caregivers include biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, or kinship placement.

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, medication prescription, and ongoing monitoring for relevant diagnoses. Services provided by licensed psychiatrists and nurses.

Therapeutic Groups

Seeking Safety Group: An ongoing evidenced-based, counseling group where adults work through trauma, build a sense of safety and/or address substance abuse and unhealthy behaviors.

Adult Anger Management Group: A 12-week Cognitive Behavioral Anger Management Group that will help adult participants learn skills to successfully manage anger.

Girl’s Group: Ongoing same sex groups for girls, ages seven to 11. Participants learn skills to be successful in everyday life.  Topics include self-esteem, healthy expression of feelings, communication and self-care.

Boy’s Group: An ongoing same-sex group for boys, ages seven to 11. Participants will learn skills to help manage their anger and communicate their feelings effectively.

Education Groups

Incredible Years Parent Education Group: The leading national evidence-based early childhood development training program for parents of children ages zero to eight.

Parents & Babies (birth to two years): A parenting group where parents learn how to establish clear and predictable routines and practice self-care. Parents practice understanding cues and responding appropriately to their child’s needs while encouraging appropriate development. Parents of toddlers practice using positive discipline to manage misbehavior.

Basic Preschool (three to six years) & Basic School Age (six to 12 years): A parenting group where parents strengthen the parent-child interactions and attachment, reduce harsh discipline, and foster the ability to promote the child’s social, emotional, and language development. Parents also learn to build the child’s school readiness skills and academic development.

Independent Living Support

Community-based independent living for adults with serious mental illness. The focus is on activities of daily living, independent housing, medication management, and employment support.

Residential Services

Behavioral Health Residential Facilities (BHRF): Residential services for adults and children with serious mental illness. Services include individual, group and family counseling, crisis management, substance abuse treatment, assistance in the self-administration of medicine, and daily living skills.

Blake Employment & Community Living

Adult Day Services

Pima & Graham Counties (520) 622-3933

Day (Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm) programs for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities provided at EBF-operated facilities, as well as community locations such as the YMCA. Utilize a person-centered approach, emphasizing independent living skills, implementing therapy plans, and social and leisure activities to foster community involvement.

Residential Services & Community-Based Residential Homes

Pima, Cochise, Graham, and Santa Cruz Counties
(520) 792-2636

Twenty community-based small group residential homes for adults and children (ages five to 17) with moderate to severe intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Individualized support and treatment strategies ensure each service plan is person-centered. Designed by the member and their team, service plans are developed based on the needs and desires of the member and their family/guardian when appropriate. Services include habilitation and room and board, as well as transportation.

Supervision and support by trained direct support professionals are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Read a Blake Employment & Community Living success story.

Attendant Care & Respite Services

Pima, Graham, and Greenlee Counties
(520) 622-3993

In-home assistance for individuals with intellectual or physical disabilities who live independently in their own home or with their family/caregiver. Focus on meeting essential personal and physical care needs, as well as, basic home management. EBF offers relief to primary caregivers by providing supervision, assistance with activities of daily living, community integration, and recreational activities.

Individually Designed Living Arrangements

Pima County (520) 622-3993

Person-centered residential support for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities living in their own homes. Coaching/assistance with independent living skills including personal care, budgeting, bill paying, menu planning, grocery shopping, home upkeep, transportation, and community involvement. Support ranges from a few hours each week to 24-hour support.

Adult Supported Employment Programs

Pima, Cochise and Graham Counties
(520) 622-3933

Supported employment program for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Supported employees work closely with job coaches to gain competitive work skills in the field of their choice. Employees also receive technical expertise in adaptive equipment and workplace modifications

Campo Urbano, Tucson, AZ: An urban ranch that provides opportunities to develop skills around “green jobs” and environmental stewardship. Employment opportunities include; arid landscaping, natural horsemanship, and hoof care.

Project SEARCH, Tucson AZ: A nationally-recognized best practice supported employment program for post-high school adults 18-28. Funded by the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, employees work closely with job coaches to gain competitive work skills through job immersion at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson. Interns acquire work skills and are competitive for ongoing employment upon program completion. The 11-month program runs July to June.

Sage Ceramics, Tucson, AZ: Supported employees design and manufactures a variety of handcrafted ceramic gift items.This unique program provides an opportunity to gain experience and learn occupational skills related to the retail and wholesale industry

Cooper Recycling, Safford, AZ: A collaborative project with Freeport McMoran to create value-based employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Main Street Café, Safford, AZ: Provides supported employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities as well as provide a gathering place for the Safford community. We are committed to assisting all individuals to become active, participating, contributing members of the community.

Community Janitorial Programs, in Morenci, Sierra Vista and Bisbee, AZ: Utilizing contracts with State of Arizona agencies, and individual businesses, employees earn competitive wages while learning valuable skills

Supported Community Employment: Competitive employment opportunities in grocery stores, offices, restaurants, retail, etc.

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