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Housing for Persons With Mental Illness

Clara Hope House provides residential housing in a community setting and an array of responsive services for consumers with or without a co-occurring disorder of substance abuse and will help them achieve their highest level of self-efficiency.

MI CILA provides supervised residential services for adults that have a mental illness and/or developmental disability. The CILA is designed to meet the needs of the individuals and allow them to explore and achieve personal growth through access to community facilities and programs.

Community Supervised Residential Services For Williams Consent Decree Class Members provides transitional residential and support services to individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness, who are residents of nursing facilities as they transition to permanent  supportive housing in accordance with the Williams Consent Decree.  These individually based services include a community support team, case management, life skills and counselling.        

The Emergency Housing Program provides supervised residential homelike environment for persons in crisis situations who suffer psychiatric illness and/or substance abuse. Services are available to persons who are unable to live independently, but do not require hospitalization. The program provides linkage to other agencies for day treatment programs, vocational counselling, financial aid, medical care and counselling.   Our goal is to help our clients develop their full potential, achieve stability and improve independence.

  

Emergency Housing ~ 915 N. Massasoit Avenue ~ Chicago, Illinois ~ 60651 

 

 Housing for Persons with Developmental Disabilities CILA

Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA): DD CILA provides living arrangements and a supportive environment within the community where individuals with a intellectual disability are supervised and provided with an array of needed services. Currently, there are 4 DD CILA's named after individuals who have made significant contributions toward uplifting people with special needs: 

  • Delores Exum House is named after Delores Exum, the former Clinical Director of Miles Square Health Center who provided clinical supervision to hundreds of professionals.
  • Hazel Phillips House is named after Hazel Phillips who served clients with intellectual disabilities at HSI for over 25 years.
  • Nola Bright House is named after the former President of the Westside NAACP, and a special assistant to (former) Alderman Danny Davis as a Case Management Specialist for Persons with Special Needs.
  • Robert LeFlore House is named after the former Illinois state representative and Chair of the House Human Services Appropriation Committee.

 

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)

Tabitha House (AOD Level III.I) is a recovery home for women who are chemically dependent and in the recovery process. Women in this residential program receive individual and group counseling and intensive case management services to develop and implement strategies to meet the objectives of independent and drug-free living. More permanent housing and employment are primary focuses while in the program.

Michael Broadster Empowerment House Program (AOD Level III.I) is a halfway house for men who are chemically dependent and are in the recovery process. Men in this 120 day residential program receive individual and group counseling and intensive case management services to develop and implement strategies to meet the objectives of independent and drug-free living. More permanent housing and employment are primary focuses while in the program. (Located in Lower Level of Main Facility)