PsychArmor Institute, Inc.’s Resource Inclusion/Exclusion Policy
INCLUSION (MUST MEET A THROUGH C) ORGANIZATION…
OFFERING ONE OF THE SERVICES BELOW THAT OFFERS SERVICES TO MILITARY, VETERANS, CAREGIVERS, FAMILIES, AND/OR CIVILIANS WORKING WITH THE MILITARY AND VETERAN POPULATION
A. Health, Human Service, Consumer, Educational
B. Existed for at least one year (inquire about exception policy)
C. Proof of licensure as required by regulating agencies.
AND MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
1. Private, non-profit 501(c) 3 organizations that offer free or low cost services to the community at large (not just to members).
2. Government (local, state, federal) and quasi-public agencies (no attempt will be made to list ALL government agencies and departments). *The names of elected officials will be omitted.
NON-PROFIT OR GOVERNMENT
3. Crisis lines, hotlines, help lines, information lines, and information and referral lines
administered by non-profit organizations or government entities.
4. Local, statewide, and nationwide toll-free phone that provide a socially beneficial service and that are administered by government or non-profit organizations.
5. Self-help support groups that do not charge a fee or charge a nominal fee (include state, regional, or national headquarters to enable tracking of local support groups that may frequently change contacts or sites).
6. Advocacy groups and community coalitions.
7. Clubs, on a limited basis, concerned with health and human care issues.
8. For-profits providing affordable health and social services not adequately met by other resource listings; or offering free service, scholarships, reduced fees, sliding fee scale, or that accept Medicaid.
9. For-profits that accept court diversion requirements.
10. For-profits that provide unique, specifically targeted services, or services that are otherwise difficult to access, i.e., serve an area where resources are scarce.
NON-PROFT, GOVERNMENT, COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION, FOR-PROFIT/PROPRIETARY
11. Acute care hospitals.
12. Community clinics.
13. Organizations that are designated, funded, or contracted by the government to provide specific social services (a Medicaid contract does not meet this qualification).
14. Professional associations providing a public service (i.e. information and referral)
15. Organizations, including for-profit, proprietary and non-profit, that provide HHSA-contracted services.
NON-PROFIT, GOVERNMENT, COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION, CORPORATION (ANY ORGANIZATIONS THAT…)
1. Deny service on the basis of race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, national origin or gender identity; or that violates local, state, or federal laws or regulations.
2. Do not supply proper documentation (i.e. proof of 501(c) 3 tax-exempt status or IRS/Department of treasury letterhead, business license, etc.).
3. Refuse to sign a memo of understanding (MOU).
4. Do not have an established address, phone, and consistently available contact person.
5. Serve members only, or a very narrow population. (excepting Military/Veteran Orgs)
6. Engage in fraudulent or illegal activities.
7. Misrepresent their services in any way.
8. Are not licensed (in areas where licensing standards exist).
9. Do not respond when asked to update information.
10. Churches that offer no special services to the community at large.
11. Local service groups (Rotary, Jaycees, etc.) that offer no special services to the community at large. (excepting Military/Veteran Orgs)
To ensure it meets the changing needs of the community, the Inclusion/Exclusion Policy is reviewed annually by PsychArmor. In addition, PsychArmor conducts an annual update process to ensure that all agencies and services are in compliance and up to date with the inclusion/exclusion policy. Failure to comply or respond to the PsychArmor annual update request may result in your agency’s exclusion from the PsychArmor database.
PsychArmor may exclude or remove organizations from its resource database for any reason. Inclusion in the database does not imply endorsement, and omission does not indicate disapproval. PsychArmor neither guarantees nor makes any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in claimed resulting from or arising out of reliance upon the information and procedures presented in the database. PsychArmor reserves the right to edit information to meet format, guideline, and space requirements.