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Marin County to open residential treatment center

The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services Behavioral Health and Recovery Services will open a new adult residential treatment center in San Rafael.

The county partners with Progress Foundation to operate the facility located at 920 Grand Avenue. It will be the first licensed treatment center of its kind in Marin County and will serve county residents, officials said.

The 24-hour facility, slated for occupancy in October, will provide treatment through a wide range of mental health staff and provide up to 16 beds for adults with severe mental illness and persistent.

The Marin County Board of Supervisors awarded a contract for the redevelopment of the building and operation of the facility to Progress Foundation on January 12, 2021.

The building’s redevelopment will total $5.99 million, with funding for the project coming from multiple sources, including the county’s general fund, county officials said.

There is also a proposed deal for $2,281,877 which will include $1.8 million in annual operating costs and $481,877 in start-up costs through June 30, 2023.

The agreement provides funding to Progress Foundation to operate the program.

Progress Foundation, a nonprofit provider founded in 1969, operates 19 social rehabilitation residential treatment facilities in San Francisco, Sonoma and Napa counties.

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