Supportive Housing Program
The Supportive Housing Program is for young adults ages 18-25 who are leaving foster care without a permanent place to live, struggling with chronic homelessness, or confirmed victims of human trafficking with no permanent housing options available. The program maintains ten 1-bedroom apartments supported by case management.
Financial Assistance: Participants are responsible for contributing 30% of their income toward monthly rent and will be supported with monthly rental assistance.
Employment Support: Participants will be supported in maintaining stable employment through job skill development in resume writing, interviewing, and communication.
Support Services: On-site case management will be provided to connect program participants to local community agencies and positive youth development opportunities.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the program requirements?
All participants are expected to contribute 30% of their monthly income toward rent, and sign and honor a lease agreement. Participants are required to engage in case management and positive youth development opportunities.
What is the length of the program?
This varies for each program participant. For some it can be as short as 6 to 9 months; for others, it could be over 2 years. The goal is to develop self-sufficiency, with a client-centered approach, in a time frame that is right for them.
What happens when I am ready to move on?
When the program participant is able to pay full rent on their own, they may discharge from the program and stay in their unit, or move to a different unit in the community.
What do I do if I am interested?
For more information on how to apply, contact us at 518-729-6524.