Residential Services

Adult Psychiatric Residential (Grand Rapids)

adult psychiatric residential

Adult Residential Treatment (Grand Rapids)

Pine Rest has several Adult Residential Treatment programs in Grand Rapids. See the options below to learn more!

Freedom House is a residential treatment program designed to help adults with severe mental illness or with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and mild developmental disability to achieve greater independence by developing vocational and independent living skills.

All programming is built on and linked to the D.R.I.V.E.® for Life foundational principles:

  • Discipline
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Vision
  • Excellence

The D.R.I.V.E.® program wraps around the individual to encourage, mentor and educate them in how to set and achieve both short- and long-term goals for lifelong success. A trauma-informed approach will be used throughout the program.


The program provides weekly individual therapy and group therapy with a master’s prepared clinician, along with psychiatric, nursing and behavioral supports. These intensive services address the underlying mental health needs and educational gaps so they may transition successfully to greater independence.

  • Clinical assessment.
  • Medication administration.
  • Nursing, as needed.
  • Therapeutic treatment milieu, 24 hours per day.
  • Social skills groups.
  • Work skills training.
  • Independent living skills/moral development.
  • Activity therapy.
  • Personal care and community living supports.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Transportation for emergency appointments if other transportation cannot be arranged.

Average length of stay is nine to twelve months.

Admission Criteria

  • Inclusive of all genders, ages 17 or older.
  • Individuals have a primary mental illness diagnosis and may be dually diagnosed with a mild intellectual/developmental disability.
  • History of institutional foster care or residential services.
  • Must meet the requirements for Personal Care in Licensed Specialized Residential Settings as detailed in the Medicaid Provider manual.
  • Community Living Supports (CLS) will also be provided, as a complement to, and in conjunction with, Personal Care services.
  • Must be motivated to engage in program activities and pursue goals related to education, employment and independent living.
  • Individual must not require 24-hour a day medical supervision.

For referral, eligibility and admission questions, please call us at 616.281.0061 (phone prompt #3).

A secured residential treatment facility for adults with chronic and persistent mental illness who are unable to sustain full community living with traditional mental health services. Patients are typically dually diagnosed with a mild developmental disability and mental illness OR with mental illness and substance use issue.

The program utilizes a treatment model that focuses on teaching each client how to manage their illness in a way that allows them to successfully move to less restrictive and costly care environments.

For information, or to schedule a brief presentation on InterActions, please call us at 616.281.0061.

The Sequoia program is an open residential program near the campus of Pine Rest. It is designed to meet the needs of adults with severe mental illness and/individuals who are dually diagnosed with a mild intellectual disability and mental illness. The program treats individuals who have been in more secure settings and are being moved to a less restrictive environment, or for those who have high needs but do not require a secure setting.


  • Behavioral Treatment Plans
  • Group therapy and education
  • Individual therapy
  • Clinical assessment
  • 24-hour therapeutic treatment milieu
  • Medical consultation and assessment
  • Discharge planning
  • Room and board

Partners in Care

Our Medicaid approved program offers a unique opportunity to partner with local Community Mental Health agencies across the state. Each CMH will get state of the art clinical assessments, weekly consultations and an extensive discharge plan for every client.

We are fully staffed with 24-hour, seven days a week nursing and provider care. Our 16-bed facility is supported by a high quality staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, social workers and chaplains.

For information, or to schedule a brief presentation on InterActions, please call us at 616.281.0061.