Community Housing

Supportive housing is a long term solution to housing instability.

Community Housing is a permanent supportive housing program operated through four HUD grants.

If you are experiencing homelessness and are disabled, you may qualify for assistance in the permanent supportive housing program.

 

Catholic Charities offers a variety of affordable living options for older adults.

  • Community Housing is a Permanent Supportive Housing program operated through 4 HUD grants.
  • Permanent Support Housing (PSH)  offers housing for clients who are chronically homeless and are disabled.
    • Chronically homeless is defined as homeless for the past year or homeless on 4 occasions in the past 3 years.
    • Disabilities range from medical, mental health and substance abuse.
  • Our HUD grants operate in the following counties:
    • Buchanan
    • Nodaway
    • Lafayette
    • Ray
    • Clay
    • Platte
  • PSH offers long term housing and case management so that the clients have the support they need to build their lives back and become self-sustaining.

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Faith Journey Interview with Deaf and Disabilities Ministries Parish Mental Health Coordinator Marie Justin: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter September 2022

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