HOME Project Presentation Info Sheet
We want to help people with psychiatric disabilities protect this right
Have you heard about H.O.M.E.?
H.O.M.E. stands for:
Equality in housing
H.O.M.E. is a special program that assists people who have psychiatric disabilities and are having problems with their housing.
WE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE DENIED SAFE AND DECENT HOUSING BECAUSE OF A PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITY. WE CAN HELP WITH PROBLEMS SUCH AS:
Bad plumbing or heating
Inability to keep the apartment clean
Being told you have to move
Problems paying the rent on time
Not getting the support services you need from your mental health provider or State
H.O.M.E. may be able to help you or someone you know who is having housing problems.
OR A PROVIDER OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
PEOPLE RECEIVING DMHAS SERVICES HAVE MANY RIGHTS, SUCH AS:
Living as independently as they can
Being informed in advance about changes in services and living arrangements
Being treated with dignity and respect
Being involved in making decisions and services
Making choices without being coerced or threatened
If you want more information about the rights of people receiving DMHAS services, please contact:
P.O. BOX 350
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
TOLL FREE: 1-877-402-2299