Permanent Supportive Housing program (PSH)

The Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides support services to chronically homeless individuals and families in permanent supportive housing to help residents maintain stable housing and achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency and quality of life possible. Support services are delivered in a Housing First model that emphasizes resident choice, flexible and voluntary services in, a recovery orientation, and community integration. Holistic support services are driven by residents’ strengths and goals, and focus on linking residents—many of who have complex barriers to housing such as mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, and long-term health problems to needed community services and resources.
The Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides support services to chronically homeless individuals and families in permanent supportive housing to help residents maintain stable housing and achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency and quality of life possible. Support services are delivered in a Housing First model that emphasizes resident choice, flexible and voluntary services in, a recovery orientation, and community integration. Holistic support services are driven by residents’ strengths and goals, and focus on linking residents—many of who have complex barriers to housing such as mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, and long-term health problems to needed community services and resources.

Program overview

Eligibility

  • Must be experiencing homelessness for a year or more or have had at least four episodes of homelessness in the past three years

Goal

  • Set of Services provided designed intervene and aide individuals and families achieve self sufficiency
  • The goal is for every individual to have stable housing and imrpove their overall quality of life

Benefits

  • First month's rent and security deposit
  • Furniture assistance
  • Short term rental subsidy (a minimum of four months)