Shelter Plus Care

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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION: Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Shelter Plus Care is a HUD-funded program, administered by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that provides subsidized rental housing and psychiatric/health case management for persons who are homeless and disabled, and who have a history of psychiatric disability, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, or who are HIV positive. DMHAS subcontracts with community agencies to link eligible people with Shelter Plus Care. Not all towns in Connecticut are covered by Shelter Plus Care.

Community providers that administer Shelter Plus Care funds are as follows:

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Homeless adults who are HIV positive, or who have a history of psychiatric disability, substance abuse, or a dual diagnosis.

HOW TO APPLY

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:

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SOURCES: DMHAS Shelter Plus Care; iCarol Database
PREPARED BY: 211/kq
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: January2017