Housing & Homeless Services

To find scheduled events related to housing and homelessness services in your area, please check the calendar.


  • Draft PATH Renewal Application Available for Public Comment

    Comments received by July 5, 2017 will be submitted to the funding authority, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). 

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  • Tennessee State Plan to End Homelessness

    Our state plan to end veteran and chronic homelessness by 2017; family, children, and youth homelessness by 2020; and all other homelessness by 2025, so that episodes of homelessness will be rare, brief, and non-recurring.

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  • Veteran Homelessness Assistance

    Veterans who have a mental illness, substance use disorder, or a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder who are experiencing long-term homelessness can receive specialized case management services, outreach, and help finding permanent affordable housing.

     

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  • Other Housing and Homeless Programs and Resources

    Find web resources related to housing and homelessness, along with available statewide programs and where to obtain assistance. Please check back frequently for additional resources and new programs that may become available in your area.

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  • Creating Homes Initiative

    The Creating Homes Initiative (CHI)  seeks to assertively and strategically partner with local communities to educate, inform, and expand quality, safe, affordable and permanent housing options for people with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

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  • Tennessee Continua of Care Regions

    A Continuum of Care (CoC) is a regional or local planning body that coordinates housing and services funding for homeless families and individuals, primarily using funding received through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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  • Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

    Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH), serves people with serious mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders who are experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

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  • Homeless Services for Children & Youth

    Children and youth with Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) who experience homelessness can receive help to secure housing and keep the family intact.

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  • Housing and Life Skills for Young Adults

    Young adults with mental illness or serious emotional disturbance leaving foster care or mental health residential treatment can receive life skills classes and partially-supervised housing through Park Center’s Emerging Adult program in Nashville.

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  • Social Security Disability Benefits

    The SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) effort in Tennessee is an initiative designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

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