A core belief at Iris House is that housing is a form of prevention: in order to improve your health, you need stable sources of food, income and housing. Many of our clients come to Iris House without the security of a permanent address, or from living situations that are simply hazardous to their health.
As part of our program to help people become healthier and live more independent lifestyles, we run a comprehensive scatter site housing program while providing intensive case management and support programs.
Iris House clients who meet HRA/HASA eligibility requirements can get help in securing and maintaining housing in the community where they can live independently and access necessary services.
The Scatter-Site Housing Program (SSHP) provides a comprehensive scope of services:
To learn more about Scatter-Site Housing, call Sheri Cruz, Clinical Supervisor for an appointment at (646) 548-0100 or SCruz@irishouse.org