Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

PATH supports services that respond to the needs of people who have serious mental illnesses and are experiencing homelessness, including outreach, screening and diagnostic treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation, community-based mental health treatment, substance use treatment, housing services, and referrals for primary health care, job training, educational services, and housing.

Administering Agency:

SAMHSA

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Key Details:

Funding Overview:

PATH supports services that respond to the needs of people who have serious mental illnesses and are experiencing homelessness, including outreach, screening and diagnostic treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation, community-based mental health treatment, substance use treatment, housing services, and referrals for primary health care, job training, educational services, and housing.

Common Uses:

Supported activities include outreach services, SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR), screening and diagnostic treatment, rehabilitation, community-based mental health treatment, substance use treatment, referrals, security deposits, supportive services for housing, and homelessness prevention through one-time rental assistance to prevent eviction. Does not include other forms of rental assistance.

Issue Area(s): Housing and Homelessness, Other, Physical Health, Substance Use Disorder

Eligibility: State, Territory

Key Usage Options: Screening/Assessment, Supportive Housing

Funding Amount/Range: Varies

Allocation Frequency: Annual

Funding/Expending Period: 1 year

Funding Type: Block Grant

How to Obtain: Talk to State

Match Requirement: Yes

State Pass-Through:Yes

Notes:

The match is 3 federal dollars to 1 local dollar. Minimum allocations of $300,000 for the states, DC, Puerto Rico, and $50,000 for Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. More information about SAMHSA block grants and the PATH program is available on the WebBGAS website at https://bgas.samhsa.gov/Module/BGAS/Users.