Phone: (513) 651-4142
Fax: (513) 651-2310
MHAP Director: David Bagent, MSW, LISW-S
Program Director: Shelley Batch, MSW, LISW-S

General Information

Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR) is a program developed from a collaborative effort between the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, the Children’s Services division of Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS), Central Clinic and the Addiction Services Council. FAIR became operational on February 1, 2010. FAIR is responsible for the assessment, referral for services, and care management of the behavioral health needs of children and family members who are involved with Children’s Services.

FAIR provides an entry to mental health and/or alcohol and drug services, and also monitors the service to ensure the child welfare goals of safety, permanence, and well-being are incorporated into treatment.

Primary Functions

  • Evaluation, referral and care management oversight;
  • Collaboration with JFS Caseworkers in the identification of children and families in need of behavioral health and/or alcohol and drug services;
  • Collaboration with community providers in serving the needs of the Children’s Services involved client.

Available Services

  • Triage of referred cases
  • Emergency triage and evaluations
  • Diagnostic Assessments
  • Client Engagement Specialist
  • Transitional case management services
  • Connection to community services
  • Medication management services
  • Care Management oversight
  • Case Consultation for JFS workers
  • Collaboration with community service providers

Admission Criteria

  • An open Hamilton County Job and Family Services case in the Children’s Services Division
  • An identified behavioral health need - including mental health and/or alcohol or other drug


FAIR is located at Central Clinic's Reading Road building. For maps and driving directions, please click the link below.

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