About The Project
TC Architects is currently working with The Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health (ADAMH) Board on a new Crisis Center and Treatment Center. The new facility is called the STARLight Center and is currently under construction.
The Crisis Center is designed with both a Men’s side and a Women’s side. It will be 6,600 square feet and have a secured entry, waiting area with restroom, (7) offices, (2) large multi-purpose rooms with storage, (2) smaller conference rooms, break room, nurse area with lockable storage, living room, dining room, kitchen with eat-at counter, laundry, pantry, (8) individual bedrooms and (4) bathrooms.
The Recovery House is also designed with separate Men’s and Women’s sides. It will be 6,600 square feet with it’s own secured entry, waiting, (7) offices, (2) large multi-purpose rooms with storage, nurse area with lockable storage, break room, living room, dining room, kitchen with eat-at counter, pantry, laundry, (4) individual bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathrooms and (4) two-person bedrooms, and (4) bathrooms.
Anti-ligature design was incorporated into this facility as well as passive security features. Door access controls and a security system will also be installed throughout the facility. The main challenge behind this design is to create a facility that feels residential, yet still meets all commercial codes.
This project is being partially financed with the Ohio Department of Mental Heath and Addition Services.