Pensacola

Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities Program

Pensacola Supportive Housing

1617 Blackwell Lane

Pensacola, FL  32514

Program Contact

Rogeric Coleman

Program Manager

pensacolainfo@voa-fla.org

(850) 479-3444

Office Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM

 

Program Overview

The Pensacola Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities Program provides housing and support services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Rent on all U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) subsidized apartments is based on participant income. Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit outcomes-based program where participants are required to volunteer or have gained employment, attend a training/education program, remain psychiatrically stable and remain free of psychiatric hospitalization or incarceration.

 

Qualifications for this Program

  • Individuals that are 18 years or older that are currently receiving mental health treatment
  • Must be diagnosed with a severe and persistent psychiatric disability
  • Must self-administer medication
  • Independent living skills required
  • Clean, sober, and working a recovery program

 

Requirements to Stay in the Program

  • Attend all behavioral health and medical appointments
  • Remain clean, sober, and working a recovery program
  • Working on goals listed on individual treatment plans
  • Meeting all program outcomes by volunteering, seeking/gaining employment, or pursuing edu ation while remaining free of repetitive hospitalizations or incarcerations

 

Year Established

2011

 

Services Provided

  • Assigned Independent Life Coach
  • In-service and post-service referrals
  • Individual and group therapy

 

Amenities

  • Individual studio apartments
  • Onsite resident manager
  • Onsite community room
  • Onsite washer & dryer
  • Easy access to public transportation

 

Funding Partners

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

Pensacola

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