For more information, call (607) 423-7779

or e-mail: psh@ccocc.org

 

Permanent Supportive Housing - MRT Program

The Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Program is a supportive living program for individuals who have both a substance use disorder and a history of housing instability.

 

This program is funded through the New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).

 

Participation

Participants work closely with a housing and employment case manager who assists them in developing long-term, stable housing and employment.  Participants must meet admission requirements including diagnosis, risk of homelessness, and income requirements.

Length of Stay

Length of stay is determined on an individual basis. Although this varies, a typical stay is approximately 12 months.

 

 

Program Expectations

Residents agree to engage and participate in service planning and treatment, maintain sobriety, and become involved in either employment or a regularly-scheduled volunteer activity. 

 

Eligibility

This program serves adults who have been diagnosed with a chemical dependency or addiction disorder and have a history of housing crises.

​Admission Criteria

  • Participant must be living alone**; and

  • Must have Medicaid or be Medicaid-eligible; and

  • Have a principle diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder; and

  • Be homeless or at risk of being homeless; and

  • Have a minimum of 2 inpatient hospitalizations within the previous 12 month period; or

  • Have a minimum of 5 emergency room visits within the previous 12 month period

**Qualifying individuals served by this program may have visitation arrangements and/or joint custody of their child(ren), but may not be the primary caregiver or have physical custody of others while in this program.**

Admission requirements for PSH-MRT:

* An Axis I Substance Use Disorder

*Residing alone

*Medicaid

*Homeless or at-risk for homelessness

*2 inpatient hospitalizations in a year or 5 Emergency Room visits.

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