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Housing Provides Me With A Peace Of Mind By Barbara S.

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Fri, Apr 11, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Trilogy’s Housing First Program is designed to serve homeless persons who are living with a serious mental illness and/or who have co-occurring problems with alcohol and/or drugs. In Fiscal Year 2013, Trilogy was awarded $237,109 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program to assist 25 HUD-qualified homeless people in transitioning off the streets and into permanent supported housing. Since starting the Housing First Program in August 2013, Trilogy’s Housing Coordinator has successfully helped individuals across Chicago who qualify for housing assistance achieve
permanent housing, while Trilogy provides essential supportive services.

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Tags: mental illness, recovery story, serious mental illness, HUD, housing, Trilogy's Housing First

HUD Supportive Housing Program Kicks-Off

Posted by Shawna Flavell on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 @ 04:23 PM

On August 1, 2013, Trilogy began our Housing First Program as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program.  All of HUD’s permanent supportive housing programs are designed to serve homeless persons who are disabled, including those who are seriously mentally ill and/or who have chronic problems with alcohol, drugs, or both. Trilogy was awarded $237,109 in Fiscal Year 2013 by HUD to assist HUD-qualified homeless people—who are also adults living with severe mental illness—get off the streets and into permanent housing, while also offering them access to essential supportive services.

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Tags: mental illness, behavioral healthcare, HUD, housing, Trilogy's Housing First