Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. is a private nonprofit behavioral health organization since 1992 that provides psychiatric rehabilitation services for those diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness.  These services are designed to assist clients in obtaining the maximum level of community functioning.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. psychiatric rehabilitation services are individualized.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. strives to decrease client hospitalizations and increase each client’s overall quality of life.

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. believes that the clients we serve have the right to personal dignity, respect, and the highest possible degree of independence.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. is committed to services that promote the client’s quality of life, focus on the client’s strengths, foster independence, and honor the rights, wishes, and needs of the clients.  Therefore, Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc.’s mission is to deliver the services that meet the needs of the client in a manner that is respectful, responsive, and responsible.  Empower clients to make informed choices about the future; to develop skills and resources to enhance those choices; to promote and protect client’s rights; and to provide opportunities for clients to express preference about the services, and to support the process of recovery. 

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. services are licensed and approved by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) for Garrett and Allegany counties.
ABOUT US

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc.
   P.O. Box 116
   Oakland, MD 21550

  Phone: 
  301-334-9126
 
  Fax: 
  301-334-8894
  • Executive Director:
 Thomas Killian, Jr., MS, LBS, CAADC, CCTP, NADD-CC

  • Director of Finance and Human Resources:
 Charity Francis, MBA, SHRM-CP

  • Director of Health Care Quality:
 Melissa Skiles

  • Director of Behavioral Health Services:
 Stephanie Farber, CPRP

  • Behavioral Health Service Manager:
 Jessica Dodge

  • Director Of Residential Rehabilitation and Crisis Services:
 Tiffany Ratliff, CPRP
Mission Statement

The mission of Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. is to provide personalized psychiatric rehabilitation services to those with serious and persistent mental illness through empowerment and integration into community resources while advocating for clients’ personal growth through ethical practice.



Vision Statement

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. envisions a future where individuals with mental illness can engage in informed choices and shared decision-making through receiving necessary community supports and quality psychiatric rehabilitation services without fear of judgement or mental health stigma.

PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION

RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION

RECOVERY & WELLNESS

LIFE COACHING & INDEPENDENT 
LIVING SKILLS

CO-OCCURRING SERVICES 
MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS

MEDICATION MONITORING 

CASE MANAGEMENT & ADVOCACY

PRE-VOCATIONAL SERVICES

LINKS TO PSYCHIATRIC 
TREATMENT & ENTITLEMENTS

TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNITY
 SUPPORT SERVICES

CRISIS SERVICES

RESPITE SERVICES

THE TREASURE CHEST

FOOD PANTRY 

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. shall not discriminate in selection of candidates for the Board of Directors, in employment, or provision of services in practices, policies or procedures on the basis of race, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, or handicap.

Garrett County Lighthouse, inc. will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of physical or mental handicap in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant is qualified.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. agrees to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352) and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794) their amendments and all requirements imposed by or pursuant to these acts.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. shall offer services to adults with mental illness who have been recommended by a physician/mental health professional as appropriate for their services regardless of their ability to pay, race, creed, sex, nation origin, handicap, or marital status.

Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. shall adhere to an affirmative action plan.  Any rejections for services by Lighthouse staff are subject to review by its Board of Directors.  Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.