Shelter Plus Care is a grant funded program made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Clients of an RHA Shelter Plus Care program are able to seek housing anywhere in Monroe County. This flexibility allows clients the opportunity to choose housing in areas where they feel safe and comfortable.
RHA provides a rental subsidy to landlords on behalf of the client. Participants will pay 30% of their annual income towards rent and utilities.
Who is eligible for the program?
Potential clients must be homeless and disabled at the time of application. Sponsor Agencies identify potential clients and refer them through their program. Sponsor Agencies will perform a primary assessment of an applicant’s eligibility and will provide on-going case management throught a participant's time on the program. Please see below for a list of all Sponsor Agencies.
How do I apply?
Participants who wish to enroll in a Shelter Plus Care program must be referred to RHA by one of the various Sponsor Agencies.
To apply, please contact
|Sponsor Agency||Telephone||Other Information|
|Monroe County DHS||(585) 753-6960|
|Volunteers of America||(585) 402-7410|
|PCHO - Person-Centered Housing Options||(585) 397-7248|
|East House||(585) 238-4850|
|Eastman Commons - PathStone||(585) 436-7100|
|Judicial Process Commission||(585) 325-7727|
|Son House - Providence/CFC||(585) 328-3228|
|Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach||(585) 288-0504|
|Strong Ties||(585) 279-4900|
|The Salvation Army||(585) 987-9500|
|Unity Health||(585) 368-3720|
|Veterans Outreach Center||(585) 506-9060||Toll Free 866-906-VETS (8387)|