Permanent Supportive Housing
Helping individuals maintain their housing.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is a housing model in Medicine Hat, with 24/7 on-site support for individuals with complex needs who have experienced homelessness and have a history of housing instability.
Using a trauma informed, recovery-oriented, and person-centered approach, the PSH program supports individuals to maintain their housing.
A Tailored Community-Based Program
The program is open to individuals with complex needs who are or have been homeless and have a history of housing instability.
The program is funded by Medicine Hat Community Housing Society. There are no costs for on-site support for participants.
Homeless-prevention programs in Medicine Hat operate from a Housing First philosophy.
All referrals are centralized through Housing Link, operated by Medicine Hat Community Housing Society.
What to Expect
Intensive case management supports include recovery services, skill building for independent living, coordinating health and social supports, tenancy management, and cultural and community supports.
How to Access the Program
Permanent Supportive Housing is a closed-referral program. Contact Housing Link, operated by Medicine Hat Community Housing Society to see if PSH is a fit for you.
Eligibility is based on numerous factors including an initial assessment, history with housing and homelessness, safety risks, complex health needs (physical and mental), architectural barriers, legal orders, and more.
Tenancy is not time-limited meaning an indefinite length of stay for the participant is possible.
McMan's core values of commitment, trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness are ingrained in each portion of service delivery.
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