Possible Homeless Help

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by Star*, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
    Managing AgencyU.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/
    Program Description
    The Federal grant program Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides assistance to individuals who are homeless and have serious mental illnesses. PATH funds are distributed to States/Territories that, in turn, contract with local public or non-profit organizations to fund a variety of services to homeless individuals. Among the services eligible for funding under PATH are:

    1) Outreach services
    2) Screening and diagnostic treatment services
    3) Habilitation and rehabilitation services
    4) Community mental health services
    5) Alcohol and drug treatment services
    6) Staff training
    7) Case management services
    8) Supportive and supervisory services in residential settings
    9) Referrals for primary health services, job training, educational services
    10) Relevant housing services

    General Program Requirements In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be homeless/live in a shelter and you or any of your family/household members must be facing mental illness.
    Your Next Steps The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
    Application Process For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
    Program Contact Information For more information please visit:http://www.samhsa.gov
  2. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Sounds like a ray of hope for many of our family members, Starbie. Boy, you come up with winners.

    I know you've been scarce lately but want you to know that I miss you. Hugs. DDD
  3. lovemysons

    lovemysons Well-Known Member

    Great Info, Star.

    I've missed you too!
  4. Tiredof33

    Tiredof33 Active Member

    Thank you, that is great news!
  5. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Great info. Hope I don't wind up needing to use it.

    I miss you too Starbie girl!

  6. SearchingForRainbows

    SearchingForRainbows Active Member


    While both difficult child 1 and difficult child 2 are doing well, you just never know what's around the corner... Useful information to hold onto. Thanks for sharing.

    It's really nice to see you here. I've missed you too.... SFR
  7. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Thanks Star. I looked into that but there is none anywhere near me that I could use unfortunately.
  8. gottaloveem

    gottaloveem Active Member

    I know somebody who could really use this information, I will have to forward it to her.