Miami "Hogar I"

Permanent Supportive Housing Program

Hogar I

1492 W. Flagler St.

Miami, FL  33135

Program Contact

Lisa-Wilkins Cancel

Program Manager

(786) 369-1876

Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM

 

Program Overview

The Miami Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides housing and supportive services to homeless individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to stabilize and prepare them for a life of independence. Program fees is based on income. Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit with results-driven programming which are measured through Outcomes. 100% of the participants are involved in both meaningful and volunteer activities as constituted by the Program Outcomes.

 

Qualifications for this Program

  • 18 years or older
  • Must be diagnosed with a severe and persistent psychiatric disability. Can have a concurrent substance abuse disorder (dual-diagnosed).
  • Must be homeless.

 

Requirements to Stay in the Program

  • Remain clean and sober
  • Motivated to interact in the community through volunteer work, employment, or pursuing educational opportunities.
  • Attend all medical and behavioral health appointments
  • Must self-administer medication.
  • If applicable, pay program fee monthly.

 

Year Established

1998

 

Services Provided

  • Case management
  • Independent living skills
  • Safety, social, and empowerment skills
  • Crisis intervention stabilization and support
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Development and follow-up with Individual Life Plan
  • Training, Ecucation, and Emplyment (TEE) services

 

Funding Partners

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

Hogar I

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