These Programs Can Get You On The Right Track.
Supported Housing Programs are designed to help people with mental health and/or substance use challenges get and keep community housing, and receive psychosocial rehabilitative services, skills training and case management. Services help participants choose, get and keep regular integrated community housing, and receive psychosocial rehabilitative services, skills training and case management, based on individual needs.
- Assistance in Locating and Obtaining Housing
- Working with Landlord to Negotiate a Lease
- Work with Consumer and Landlord to Resolve Maintenance Issues
- Help Clients Engage and Maintain Relationships Within Their Community
- Teach Life Management Skills, e.g. Money Management, Housekeeping, Symptom Management, Medication Management, Communication, Cooking, Socialization, Health and Hygiene
- Facilitate Access to Other Community Resources
Supported Housing Eligibility Enrollment
To take advantage of the Supported Housing Programs you must qualify first.
- You must be a current adult mental health consumer with The Center for Health Care Services Outpatient Clinics. CHCS offers services for mental health disorders and substance use challenges.
- Verifiable income
- Verifiable homelessness
- Have a valid government issued I.D., birth certificate and Social Security card
- Must meet HUD homeless definition — an individual or family with a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings, including a car, park, abandoned building, bus or train station, airport, or camping ground.
HHCS Rent and Utility Bridge Program
We help people with an active LOCA 1-4 who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless, providing rent and utility assistance for up to 12 months.
Homeless Set Aside Voucher Program
The Center helps people who are experiencing homelessness and actively receiving outpatient treatment with The Center for Health Care Services obtain a permanent Section 8 voucher with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Division.
Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
The Center administers up to two years of rental assistance to applicants who are actively receiving treatment in CHCS programs and need rental assistance. TBRA is a contract funded by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
Mainstream Voucher Program
Provides housing assistance to none elderly, CHCS consumers between the ages of 18 to 62 who are homeless and/or at imminent risk of becoming homeless as well as of those who are entering or exiting a hospital or jail setting through the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Division.