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Permanent Housing

Locations:

Villa Terrace Housing Program, San Mateo.
Hurlingame Housing Program, Redwood City.

Accomadations:

Villa Terrace Housing Program - Five single rooms.
Hurlingame Housing Program - Six single rooms.

Fee:

30% of an individual's adjusted gross income plus monthly program fee.  Utilities included.

Licensure:

No licensing.  Residents must be able and willing to follow a treatment plan without on-site supervision.

Stairs/Ambulatory:

Villa Terrace Housing Program - Individuals must be ambulatory. There are stairs into the house and three of the rooms are on the second floor.

Hurlingame Housing Program - The facility is accessible to individuals who are mobility impaired. Fifty percent of the rooms and the shared areas are accesible.

Age:

18 or over or an emancipated minor.

Type of Supervision:

Villa Terrace Housing Program - Off-site case management services available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Spring Street Shelter staff provide assistance at all other times.

Hurlingame Housing Program - On-site case manager available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Spring Street Shelter staff provide assistance at all other times.

Length of Stay:

On a month to month basis for as long as needed.

Cooking and Household Resbonsibility:

Each house contains a large kitchen and residents must share refrigerator, freezer, stove, and cabinets.  Residents must keep their own rooms clean and all residents are responsible for cleaning of the shared living area.  Washer and dryer are onsite.

Transportation:

Residents are expected to arrange for their own transportation.  If needed, staff will provide assistance.  Each facility is within three to four blocks of a bus stop.

Services Provided:

Residents within each house meet twice per month to discuss issues and problems.  Additional group meetings are held which focus on one topic or training.  A Case Manager works with residents individually to obtain medical and mental health treatment, vocational services, and other resources as appropriate.

Referral Process:

First priority is given to residents of the Spring Street Shelter.  A telephone call followed by written referral is necessary.  Applicants will be invited for an interview with staff and residents prior acceptance into the program.

Phone:

(415) 365-5772.

Family Involvement:

Residents are asked to determine the level of family involvement they would like to have.  Staff encourage family to be involved as much as is mutually comfortable.