Housing First Homeless Housing Syracuse

Helio Housing First (49 units) serves chronically homeless individuals with a qualifying disabling condition such as: substance use disorder, mental illness or physical limitations.

  • Guidelines established by HUD and NY-505
  • Individuals must meet the HUD definition of chronic homelessness
  • Individuals must have a VI-SPDAT completed
  • VI-SPDATS are done at shelters and homeless outreach teams

Individuals must be placed on HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Coordinated Entry list. All homeless providers in the community have access to this list, and individuals entering this program are selected from this list.


Helio Health is open and admitting patients.

We are asking individuals to call and complete a brief screening to ensure the safety of all patients, families and staff.

Telehealth is available for intakes, groups, individual counseling appointments and medication assisted treatment appointments at our outpatient programs.

Helio Health is committed to the safety of the people we serve. If you or a loved one is in need of help, please call our Regional Open Access Center for Addiction at

For additional information about how Helio Health is responding to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how we are serving the people in our community, please click here.

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