Helio Health’s permanent housing programs help individuals without housing obtain stable residences. We currently have 159 permanent housing units across the Syracuse area.
Helio Housing First
Helio Housing First (49 units) serves chronically homeless individuals with a qualifying disabling condition such as: substance use disorder, mental illness or physical limitations.
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.
FAST Housing is a Housing First rapid rehousing project designed to serve a minimum of 20 homeless individuals annually with:
Staff assists residents in creating and achieving goals in an individualized service plan where the primary focus is self-sufficiency. Referrals to address medical, family, legal and employment/vocational goals can be made, if desired.
Permanent Housing for those with a Qualifying Disability
Helio Housing First (16 units) and KEES II (48 units) programs serve homeless individuals with qualifying disabilities (for example substance use disorder, mental illness, physical limitation). Helio Health will work intensively with residents, using a person-centered/motivational interviewing approach to encourage residents to participate in self-sufficiency goals. These goals may include:
Individuals entering this program are selected from the Coordinated Entry list.
Housing, Health, Employment & Education Program
This 16-unit scattered-site apartment program serves individuals identified as high Medicaid users who have co-occurring disorders. This program is designed to help:
329 North Salina Street, 4th Floor, Suite 400
Syracuse, NY 13202
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