Definitions for "SUPPORTIVE HOUSING"
alternative residential care setting (other than skilled nursing facilities) that link housing and services. These may be licensed or unlicensed by state.
A proven, effective means of re-integrating families and individuals with mental illness, chemical dependency or chronic health challenges into the community by addressing their basic needs for housing and on-going support.
is a system of professional and/or peer supports that allows a person with mental illness to live independently in the community. Such supports may include regular staff contact and assistance as needed with household chores, as well as the availability of crisis services or other services designed to prevent relapse, such as mental health, substance abuse, and employment. Also known as supported housing. 74 T (Back to Top)