Provides stable, permanent housing and support for individuals with mental health disabilities
Small, separate, manufactured residences for older adults that are temporarily placed in the side or backyard of a host family (relative or close friends).
Serving ages 16-21 who are unstably housed.
A new housing initiative that helps individuals having difficulty maintaining their housing by providing a safe and healthy temporary living environment for consumers struggling with mental health and co-occurring disorders.
Permanent Supportive Housing
Programs designed to assist chronically homeless mental health individuals with securing safe, affordable housing and promote independent living in a healthy environment.
A 3-6 month housing program for Westmoreland County residents who are being released from a correctional facility.
Assisting individuals who struggle with mental health to secure housing, including those who are not chronically homeless, by providing them with shared living spaces.
Transitional Age Living Homes
Serving youth ages 18-24 who are transitioning out of Children and Youth Services (CYS) Independent living or other youth homeless care.
This dual model housing intervention can provide subsidized housing and case management services to youth and young adults who are experiencing homelessness. Individuals can begin in transitional housing, under an Agency “master lease” and as their circumstances stabilize, transition into rapid re-housing in which they hold their own lease and receive financial and case management supports, as needed.
Housing, Counseling, & Money Management Center
The Housing Counseling and Money Management Center (HCMMC) is certified by both the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) and provides free comprehensive housing counseling services to current and potential homeowners as well as tenants to assist them in improving their housing conditions and meeting the responsibilities of homeownership or tenancy through one-on-one and group counseling.
The purpose of Transitional Housing is to assist Westmoreland County residents by providing short-term housing (3- 6 months) for individuals with complex issues related to supports and the inability to maintain stable housing.
Homeless Not Helpless
Having a stable and safe place to live is essential to starting your adult life. If you or someone you know (18-25 years of age) is struggling to maintain a permanent address, you’re not alone. And help is available.