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PG Supportive Housing Program

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

Phone: (301) 306-0904

Fax: (301) 306-5105

Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-5:30PM

Program Description
The PG Supportive Housing Program (PG SHP) is a 7 unit permanent supportive housing program for homeless families with mental illness and/or disabilities. Operating under contract directly with the Washington DC HUD field office, this project-based rental assistance program is HUD funded and provides funds for rent, operations and services. Applicants are referred or self-referred and are processed through the CoC coordinated assessment and entry system. Comprehensive supportive services are provided by the VOAC Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP), and Targeted Case Management Program. VOAC began operating this program in July 2014.

Facility Description
Facilities consist of 7 apartments in Prince George's County.

Persons Served
Homeless families with mental illness and/or disabilities.

Services Provided
Permanent supportive housing with rent subsidies. Comprehensive supportive services are provided by the VOAC Community PRP and VOAC Targeted Case Management Program, including housing counseling, landlord mediation and eviction prevention.

Housing/Shelter Services
Permanent supportive housing.

Substance Abuse Services
Treatment, recovery assistance and relapse prevention is provided by the Community PRP and TCM programs.

Staffing Pattern
The PG SHP staff consists of a Program Director and Community Services Coordinator. Supportive services are provided by PRP and TCM Counselors.

History
VOAC began operating this program in July 2014. The original program consisted of 5 apartments but has been expanded to 7 units currently.