The KMHS Access Center, 360-405-4010, can quickly and easily help you with information regarding KMHS services and walk-in first appointments, answer inquiries about eligibility for services, provide referrals to community resources, and respond to a referral for KMHS services.
& families, adults, and older adults are able to obtain an
initial (intake) appointment by walking in to the main KMHS campus front lobby entrance,
located at 5455 Almira Drive Northeast in Bremerton on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 am 4:00 pm, and Thursdays from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, except holidays.
can easily learn about your eligibility to receive services by either:
Calling our Access Center at (360) 405-4010 to determine initial eligibility
first over the phone OR by
Coming into the main KMHS campus in East Bremerton (address noted above), and one of our screeners will help determine your
eligibility in person.
To help us determine your
eligibility, you will be asked questions such as:
What is the nature of your
mental health concern?
What kind of services are
Did anyone refer you to
Do you have Medicaid/Apple
If you do not have
Medicaid/Apple Health, would you like us to help you with eligibility and/or
Do you have other
Are you feeling suicidal?
Have you been violent
After meeting initial
eligibility, a KMHS Clinician will determine if you meet Washington’s Access to
Care Criteria for services provided at a community mental health center.
If you do not meet criteria for services, our staff will graciously give
you information and referrals for someone who may be able to be of further
Kitsap Mental Health
Services (KMHS) is a non-profit community mental health center providing
inpatient and outpatient programs and services to children, families, adults
and seniors. As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, KMHS does not
discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, martial status, sexual orientation, disability or
age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services under any of
its programs and activities, whether carried out by KMHS directly or through a
contractor or any other entity with which KMHS arranges to carry out its
programs and activities.