FLEXIBLE MODEL WITH
Family LLC equity/non-profit management
Living Unlimited creates and facilitates sustainable, inclusive communities where people with and without disabilities live, work and care for each other with mutual respect and dignity. Their model envisions rural, suburban and urban supportive living environments.
SHARED HOUSES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING UNITS
Family initiated non-profit corporation
Mateo Lodge was founded in 1975 by members of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill (AMI) of San Mateo County. They provide comprehensive rehabilitative services and 24-hour staff who lead activities in supported education, social interaction and exercise.
TINY HOME AND RV MASTER
Funded by social outreach ministry
Community First! Village is a 51-acre master planned community in Austin, Texas that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for disabled people coming out of chronic homelessness. It is a model that has attracted world-wide attention.
SHARED COOP HOUSES
Family initiated/self-sustaining with donations
Welcome Home Housing was founded in 2004 by NAMI families in Sacramento who had a family member with a mental illness. Not content with the choices in housing for their family members, they decided to start the kind of housing they believed was needed.
APARTMENT COMPLEX WITH ON-SITE STAFF
Non-profit with public funding
This 16-unit property in Redwood City, developed by the Mental Health Association, features support services that include transportation assistance, pre-employment support and life skills training. MHA has built homes for people with mental illness since 1946.
APARTMENT COMPLEXES FOR MIXED DISABILITIES
Non-profit with public/private funding
Cesar Chavez Plaza Permanent Supportive Housing in Davis provides homes with on-site support staff to low income and fixed income homeless individuals living with mental and/or physical disabilities. DCMH currently provides 142 safe and stable housing units.