Update due to COVID-19 (posted 3/23/20)
During Phase 1, staff will continue to provide outreach using safety guidelines and PPE. Staff will utilize telehealth services, via phone and/or virtually, whenever possible. Outreach visits, some home visits, or face to face visits in the community will continue depending on clinical need. When they occur, precautions including masks and social distance will be followed.
Housing Outreach Team (HOT)
The Housing Outreach Team (HOT) operates and administers a variety of permanent supportive housing in Multnomah County to more than 225+ households including single adults, couples and families with children, including individuals without insurance or without income. These programs provide a rental subsidy and supportive services to participants who have experienced homelessness and have a mental health disability. Services are mobile and provided in the participants’ homes or in the community with the intent of meeting participants where they are. HOT services are varied and include housing placement, housing retention, and mental health services including outreach and engagement, assisting in housing search and application processes, moving in, obtaining furniture, tenancy skills, advocacy with landlords, counseling, case management, support in accessing primary care, and addressing health needs.