DIGNITY HOUSING PROGRAM CRITERIA & DESCRIPTION
Dignity Housing’s program is designed to facilitate movement from homelessness toward self-sufficiency through the provision of subsidized rental housing (project-based Section 8 subsidies), supportive services and transition to permanent housing for those in transitional housing.
ENHANCED SERVICE PROJECT
- Permanent Supportive Housing for 36 homeless families and individual adults with disabilities. Residents receive supports to enhance independent living skills.
- Targeted service recipients include homeless adults (men and women) and families having at least one member who has a history of chronic substance abuse, is HIV-positive, and/or has been diagnosed with a mental health or physical disability.
Self-Contained Housing Development in Germantown
- Sixteen (16) housing units for individual women or women with children
- 18-24 month transitional housing program servicing women (and their children) who have experienced domestic violence. Services focus on transitioning to permanent housing, healing due to trauma, and moving toward self-sufficiency.
DIGNITY III-BOSS (Better Options for Self-Sufficiency)
- Eight (8) housing units for single mothers and their children
- 12-18 month transitional housing program designed for single mothers with a recent history of addiction. Services focus on transitioning to permanent housing, assistance with maintaining sobriety, and moving toward self-sufficiency.