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Merakey: Fresh Start Veteran Forensic Housing Program

Information provided by: the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Fresh Start housing and supportive service programs for adult men and women were developed to work with individuals with a history of homelessness, chemical dependency, and/or varying degrees of behavioral health issues. Fresh Start is currently operating 265 housing beds and supportive services in collaboration with the Philadelphia and Coatesville VA Medical Centers and the Philadelphia Office of Addiction Services (OAS). In addition, Fresh Start provides transitional and permanent "self-pay" housing options. In collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Fresh Start also offers veterans’ mobile care coordination, outreach, and advocacy services.
  • Area(s) Served:Philadelphia
  • Specific Populations Served:Veterans
  • Application Process:Contact VA Homeless Outreach Social Workers or VJO team for intake
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11/8/2019 8:08:52 AM

Thank you for your interest in we veteran's. I'm requesting a vets helping vet's program here at your 2900 N 17 Street Philadelphia PA 19132 Location. Thank you very much. ALAN R Lake

Record last updated: Aug 30 2019 9:24AM