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:
- 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.
In the news
Faith Journey Interview with Deaf and Disabilities Ministries Parish Mental Health Coordinator Marie Justin: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter September 2022
Recently, our department hired Marie Justin as the Parish Mental Health Ministry Coordinator, a position funded by a grant from the Association of Catholic Mental Health Ministers. She has been with us for a little over a month, and, already, we have greatly...
Faith Journey Interview with Author Virginia Pillars: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter December 2021
On October 12th, our department partnered with the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to present a luncheon with Deacon Ed Shoener of the Association of Catholic Mental Health Ministers. The focus of the gathering was on the development of parish mental health...
Faith Journey Interview with Laura Gaffney, MD and Dr. Moya Peterson: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter October 2021
About a year ago, our department hosted an online screening of the film None of Us Want to Stand Still about better health care for adults with developmental disabilities. After we viewed the film, we had a group discussion, and many of the individuals present...
Catholic Charities of Kansas City - St. Joseph is excited to share our beginner ASL class. Starting on October 10th, we will offer an ASL class on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at St. Peter’s Parish. These classes will help you learn fingerspelling,...
Faith Journey Interview with Caroline Turner: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter August 2022
Recently, one of our dedicated sign language interpreters, Becky Turner, told me about her daughter who had recently started a new organization. Caroline Turner is the founder of Quirky Buds, a new social networking system designed to connect individuals of different...
Faith Journey Interview with Bill Meiners: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter March 2022
Bill Meiners has been a long-time member of the SPRED group (Special Religious Education for the Developmentally Disabled) at St. Thomas More. He also serves as a Eucharistic Minister and is a member of the Knights of Columbus. On July 27th, 2021, we were blessed to...