Housing Assistance for People with HIV/AIDS
The Mental Health Association has managed the Housing and Client Assistance Program for individuals with HIV/AIDS since 1992. This program helps HIV positive, low-income residents of San Mateo County avoid homelessness by helping them obtain and maintain permanent housing. Services are provided through the use of Housing Opportunity for People with AIDS (HOPWA) and Ryan White funds received through a contract with the San Mateo County STD/HIV Program.
Assistance with creating and maintaining a plan that will lead to stable housing.
Temporary financial assistance, including help with:
Rental payments on a short-term basis.
Move-in costs for new housing.
Information and referral for additional services in the community.
Have received a positive result from an HIV test.
Be a resident of San Mateo County.
Verify a need for assistance.
Have a gross household income at or below 80% of the area median income.
Be willing to work toward stable housing.
Financial assistance is temporary, while working on a plan to stabilize housing.
Application and Contact Information
For information and application, contact Susan Platte, Program Coordinator by phone at (650) 363-2834, by fax at (510) 350-9176, by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.