Assertive Community Treatment
ACT is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis, hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system.More Info
Supportive Services for Veterans' Families
SSVF provides housing services to Veteran’s or Veteran’s with families to prevent homelessness or assist with securing permanent housing options. SSVF can provide rental assistance or security deposits to establish permanent housing for Veteran’s and their families that are currently homeless. In addition, SSVF can assist with homeless prevention services that can work to prevent a Veteran from becoming homeless.
Low Barrier Homeless Shelter
Formally named the City of New Orleans Shelter and Engagement Center, the low barrier shelter is a 12,000-square-foot renovation of the second floor of the old Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital Building. The 24/7 shelter includes 100 beds, a living and community space, accommodations for special needs clients, restrooms, showers, kitchen, laundry area, and office space for the shelter operator and service providers. Additionally, the space includes an exterior deck on the second floor with storage lockers under the deck to provide personal storage space for clients, and first-floor access, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Community Based Recovery Services
CBRS is community based supportive services program that is provided to people needing supports to live independently in the community. In addition to the Community Based Recovery Services, participants may receive a housing voucher or subsidized housing unit as part of their individualized service package.
Permanent Supportive Housing
PSH is community based supportive services provided along with safe, affordable, permanent housing. Best Practice PSH services are individualized, flexible and responsive to the needs of the individual; available when needed prior to, during and after the individual has moved into housing and accessible where the individual lives, as necessary.
Rosa F. Keller Building
Peer to Peer Recovery Services