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Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

​​​Adults with Serious Persistent Mental Illness (OMH/SSH Supportive Housing)

19 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
T: (718) 462-8654

Program Summary: CAMBA’s Office of Mental Health/Scattered Site Housing (OMH/SSH) Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Adults with Serious & Persistent Mental Illness provides 70 units of scattered site housing throughout Brooklyn. All apartments meet Section 8 criteria and are located near public transportation. Program apartments are leased in CAMBA’s name.

Targeted individuals are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or SSD. Clients with income other than Public Assistance pay 30% of their income towards rent. Referrals come from the Department of Homeless Services.

  • Eligibility: Chronically homeless adults with serious and persistent mental illness who are referred by the NYC Department of Homeless Services
  • Clients Served Annually: 70
  • Referrals Accepted: No

This program is funded by the NYS Office of Mental Health.

Adults with Serious ↦ Persistent Mental Illness (OMH/SSH Supportive Housing) for residents of psychiatric centers or OMH facilities

19 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
T: (718) 462-8654

Program Summary: CAMBA’s Office of Mental Health/Scattered Site Housing (OMH/SSH) Supportive Housing for Adults with Serious & Persistent Mental Illness provides 17 units of scattered site housing throughout Brooklyn. Apartments meet Section 8 criteria and are located near p​ublic transportation. The apartments have the leases in the client’s name, when possible, or in CAMBA’s name.

Targeted individuals are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or SSD. Clients with income other than Public Assistance pay 30% of their income towards rent.

Referrals are done through the OMH licensed residential facilities, Article 28 inpatient hospital units, Brooklyn psychiatric centers or adult homes.

  • Eligibility: Individuals with a HRA 2010-E approved for Community Care who resides in a Brooklyn-based OMH Psychiatric Center or an OMH-operated residential program
  • Clients Served Annually: 17
  • Referrals Accepted: No

This program is funded by the NYS Office of Mental Health.