Community Treatment Teams

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based model for providing comprehensive community-based treatment to individuals with serious mental illness who are 18 years or older.  Primarily a mobile support, the service operates as a team made up of multidisciplinary mental health staff including a psychiatrist, nurse, clinicians, supported employment specialist, substance use specialist, peer support specialist and case managers.

There are three ACT teams in Bucks County:

  • Penndel Mental Health Center 
  • Lenape Valley Foundation 
  • Penn Foundation  
    Penn Foundation's team is a Forensic ACT (FACT) team, serving individuals who reside in Upper Bucks County and are involved with the forensic system.  There is a Forensic Specialist on this team whose primary role is to advocate for individuals moving through the criminal justice system.

Forensic Community Treatment Team is a service similar to ACT, which is a team driven, community-based model providing mobile treatment to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness and are currently or recently involved in the criminal justice system.

This program serves individuals who reside in Lower Bucks County and is operated by: