Chemical Dependency Sectors

Permanent Supported Housing is an OASAS supported program which serves homeless single adults and/or families in recovery. The main goal of this program targets residential stability and self-sufficiency for homeless individuals in recovery from substance abuse. Recognizing that the eligible program participants will have varying experiences with the treatment community and/or peer support service network, case management will include person-centered/family-centered assessments of needs and linkages to necessary services. Employment counseling and vocational development will focus on long-term residential stability, community re-integration, and self-sufficiency.

This level of programming ensures that the housing of choice is safe, meets the needs of the participant, is accessible to needed services, exceeds minimum habitability standards and assists with lease negotiations. Rental assistance and the initial purchase of furnishings and appliances are provided by offering agency.