Supportive Housing Programs

Fresh Start

Utilizing a combination of Assertive Community Treatment and Housing First principles, this program provides assistance in locating and securing safe and affordable permanent housing for persons who are homeless and disabled in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. The services provided in this program include, but are not limited to: skills training, locating housing, financial support, and other services necessary in maintaining permanent housing. Referrals can be made directly to Start Corporation by other agencies or as a self-referral. This program is funded by HUD McKinney grant funds and community donations. (Capacity: Program can assist up to 24 individuals or families)

Starting Over

Also, utilizing a combination of Assertive Community Treatment and Housing First principles, this program provides assistance in locating and securing safe and affordable permanent housing for persons who are homeless and severely mentally ill in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. The services in this program include, but are not limited to: skills training, transitional housing, locating permanent housing, personal care assistance, financial support, and other services necessary in maintaining housing and an increased quality of life. Many participants have recently been discharged from state institutions. Referrals can be made directly to Start Corporation by other agencies or as a self-referral. This program is funded by HUD McKinney grant funds, Region III Office of Mental Health, and other community donations. (Capacity: Program can assist up to 24 individuals)

Safe Start

This program provides assistance in locating and securing safe and affordable permanent housing for persons who are homeless, disabled, and victims of domestic violence in Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes. The services in this program also include, but are not limited to: skills training, locating housing, financial support, domestic violence counseling, legal services, and other services necessary in maintaining permanent housing. Referrals can be made directly to Start Corporation by other agencies or as a self-referral. This program is funded by HUD McKinney grant funds, Region III Office of Mental Health, and other community donations. Start Corporation works in conjunction with The Haven and Chez Hope, two domestic violence service providers in our area, to successfully assist people in this program. (Capacity: Program can assist up to 12 individuals or families)

Safe Start II

Funded by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Safe Start II provides assistance in locating and securing safe and affordable housing for persons with at risk housing and who are victims of domestic violence. Services include skills training, housing assistance, financial support, domestic abuse counseling, legal services, referrals, and other services necessary to maintain safe housing.