Permanent supportive housing is the cornerstone of Arlington’s efforts to prevent and end homelessness for the most vulnerable individuals. It is proven to work with people who have severe and complex needs such as mental illness, chemical dependence and chronic health conditions.
The purpose of permanent supportive housing is to provide, first a home, and then continuing supportive services for those who have experienced homelessness (often for very long periods of time), for those individuals and families with an adult head of household with disabilities (including mental illness and chemical dependency), for those with criminal backgrounds, for youth who have aged out of foster care, and for some veterans. The goal is to support a person’s path towards self sufficiency – to give everyone the opportunity to achieve independence, living in their own home.
Get a first-hand look at what permanent supportive housing looks like in Arlington on Sept. 27 by taking part in the first-ever Permanent Supportive Housing Tour. Learn more here>>