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A Transition to Independence

NOTE: A reminder about supported housing and why supported housing is important to our communities and how supported housing works. New Foundminds continues to seek a way to bring supported housing to the Atlanta area.

Supported Housing

Supportive housing benefits people who have successfully transitioned from a more structured setting, but are not quite ready to live completely independently. These options provide a transitional step in the person’s journey of recovery and return to independent living.

Supported Housing Program

Clustered apartments, usually in a single building
Independent living, supplemented with the assistance of a support team, generally 2 hours or more a week, as needed HUD funding is commonly included, requiring a history of homelessness

Supported Independent Living

Independent living, supplemented with the assistance of a support team, generally 2 hours or more a week, as needed Apartments are commonly scattered throughout the city.
Upon successful participation in this residential program, the support team is withdrawn, and people remain in the apartment.
http://www.dbhids.org

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