Summertree Home
210 N. Lake Street Boyne City, MI 49712    Tel: 231.582.2225    Fax: 231.582.6442
Summertree Residential Centers, Inc. - Supporting Individuals With Disabilities Since 1978

Referrals & Admissions

Summertree Residential Centers, Inc. is a contract provider agency for two Community Mental Health Boards. These are:

North Country Community Mental Health

1420 Plaza Drive
Petoskey, MI 49770 (231) 347-7890

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health

105 Hall Street – Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49684 (231) 922-4850

All referrals and subsequent placements of individuals in homes operated by Summertree are made through the above listed Community Mental Health agencies. When vacancies occur, Community Mental Health staff assess potential candidates and determine the appropriateness for placement in one of the homes or apartments that Summertree operates. Once a referral packet is received from Community Mental Health, the Executive Director, along with the Residential Manager and Home Supervisor review the information received and together make a determination as to the appropriateness of the referral.

One of the final steps is to conduct a pre-placement meeting. This typically includes the CMH Supports Coordinator, the parent and/or guardian, the Residential Manager, Home Supervisor and of course the consumer.

On occasion the person being considered for placement visits the home. This visit may last a few hours or even extend to several days depending on the circumstance. An admission to a home is made after it is determined that the needs of the consumer can be met and the person entering will be a good “fit” with the other residents.