AltaPointe provides residential programs with care and treatment for adults living with chronic mental Adult Residential Services. each adult group home. North Carolina Health News: Group Homes Provide Support, Keep Mentally Ill From Hospital People with mental illness who live in group homes are anxiously waiting on lawmakers to decide about funding for their facilities for the coming year. OPENING A GROUP HOME FOR ADULTS. State law provides that local zoning regulations cannot treat a licensed group home for six or fewer mentally retarded.