Modeled after wraparound best practices in the field of social work, we begin on day one with an intake assessment, goal setting, enrollment in public assistance, and appointments for mental and physical health needs. Monthly Services include: introduction to employers and assistance in the hiring process; GED preparation testing; driving permit testing; bus passes for the first month; fees for state ID and birth certificates; workshops in stress management and sober healthy life skills; financial literacy; support in family reunification efforts; transportation to drug and alcohol treatment, mental health providers, Narcotics Anonymous meetings, job interviews, food banks, and any other substantive appointments; and one on one mentorship from directly impacted volunteers and staff who themselves have navigated homelessness, recidivism and addiction successfully.
The following services are provided to ZH residents in-house: Outreach and engagement in services; Substance use education and relapse education; Medication control and self-administration; Referral to necessary medical, dental, and other health care services, including depression and anxiety disorders and medication needs; Specialized assessment, monitoring, and referrals for education, peer support, therapeutic intervention and physical safety; Provision of evidence-based interventions, or referral to evidence-based interventions; Home management and life skills training; Employment readiness, job training and placement; Recovery support activities such as groups, mentoring and coaching; and Transportation and other necessary wraparound services. All other required services are provided by ZH partners.
ZH supportive housing program is available to men and women ages 18-70, who are able to care for their own personal needs and who are free of serious medical or psychiatric problems which would interfere with their stay. No client is refused housing based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or limited physical challenges. Our intake takes place within the first 24 hours of admittance. First and foremost, we address the specific urgent, physical needs of a resident, whether that be clothing, food, or communication to family.
MAT is accepted.