Supportive Housing (for the mentally ill)
 
Contact Information
Varies by county
1-800-382-6717
e-mail

Division of Mental Health Services
Department of Human Services
50 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Web site
 
Hours of Service
Vary by county
 
How to Apply

Varies by county
1-800-382-6717

 
Parent Organization
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 700
Trenton, NJ 08625-0700
Web site

 
Program Description
Supportive housing is designed to ensure consumers of mental health services a choice of permanent, safe, affordable housing. Individuals are provided with housing, transportation, and a social worker. The social workers assist individuals to seek employment, as well as monitor medications compliance. Supportive housing also offers individuals opportunities for involvement in community life. Emphasis is placed on the development and strengthening of natural supports in the community. The goal is to keep individuals out of the hospital.
 
Fees
No fee for qualified individuals
 

Eligibility

General Requirements:
Supportive housing offers individuals opportunities for involvement in community life while residing in safe, affordable housing.
 
Income Requirements:
No individual otherwise eligible shall be denied admission due to inability to pay or the type of insurance held.
 
Areas Served
Statewide
 
Language Translation Services
English and Spanish
 
Population Served
Consumers of mental health services
 
Program Web Site Address
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhs/