Housing Outreach

Provided by: Canadian Mental Health Association Prince Edward Island Division - AKA: CMHA; CMHA PEI

Service Description

Provides support to help individuals experiencing mental illness and/or addictions find and keep permanent housing in the community

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Information

Eligibility:
Adults age 18 years or older who:
-Are current clients of Health PEI - Mental Health and Addictions or CMHA internal programs (Clubhouse Program or Housing First clients)
-Are able to live independently
-Are experiencing barriers to housing stability such as a primary diagnosis of mental health and/or substance use disorders
-Are willing to plan for a transition to independent living within 6-24 months
-Are willing to engage in case planning and home visits
-Are able to pay their own rent or have access to Social Assistance or the AccessAbility Support Program
-Meets program's case management availability
Fees:
Yes * Eligible participants must be able to pay their own rent, damage deposit, utilities, etc.
How to Access:
Ask your Health PEI-Mental Health and Addictions worker or CMHA mental health worker for a referral * Call to find out if applications are currently being accepted
Documents Required:
Program application completed with a Health PEI or CMHA worker
Program Hours:
Limited coverage available Monday-Friday until 7pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am-4pm
Program Phone Numbers:
  • Housing Outreach Program - Charlottetown and Summerside
    902-628-3662
Language:
English
Coverage Area:
Charlottetown * Summerside * Limited assistance may be available outside these communities

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