Continuum of Care Housing Program (CoC)

4611 Assembly Drive, Suite D, Lanham, MD 20706-1334

Housing & Care for Households with Mental Health Challenges and Disabilities

The Continuum of Care Housing Program (CoC) is a 34-unit permanent supportive housing program for homeless families with mental illness and/or disabilities. The program helps participants obtain/remain in permanent housing, increase their skills and/or income, and achieve greater self-determination. 

Operating under contract with the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) through the Prince George’s County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Division, this project-based rental assistance program is HUD-funded. 


Individual and family applicants are referred or self-referred and are processed through the Continuum of Care coordinated assessment and entry system. To be admitted to the program, all applicants must: 

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the U.S. and at least 18 years of age
  • Be homeless for one year within a four year period
  • Receive less than the median income for the area
  • Have a completed service plan identifying appropriate services, supports and activities
  • Meet legal criteria for the program. Applicants charged or convicted with misdeameanor or nonviolent felonies are eligible
  • Meet the HUD definition of homelessness (please visit for more information)
  • Be in need of mental health and supportive services and participate in services

Additionally, participants must have a serious and persistent mental illness, as identified by the following diagnostic categories: 

  • Schizophrenia 
  • Major Affective Disorders 
  • Delusional Disorder 
  • Psychotic Disorder, NOS 
  • Bipolar Disorders 
  • Schizotypal / Borderline Personality Disorder

Services Provided

Comprehensive supportive services are provided by our Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation (PRP) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) programs, and include: 

  • Permanent supportive housing
  • Rent & utilities assistance
  • Housing counseling
  • Landlord mediation
  • Eviction prevention
  • Case management / psychiatric rehabilitation

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:30AM – 5:30PM

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