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ELIGIBILITY &

ADMISSION

To receive a bed, individuals may be referred or may make a self-referral. They must also complete an application and go through an intake process.

Bed Fill Criteria

The Samaritan House has a 40-bed capacity that will accommodate 20 females and 20 males in separate dormitory areas.

PRIORITY 1

PRIORITY 2

Individual(s) living in the streets, cars, abandoned buildings, or a place that is not meant for human habitation.

Individual(s) that have been living in an institution for less than 90 days AND was living in a shelter/street immediately before institutionalization.

PRIORITY 3

PRIORITY 4

Referrals from medical providers, law enforcement, agencies, churches, and

community citizens.

Situational (Individual may be referred or make a self-referral):

❖ Economic Conditions

❖ Family Dynamics

❖ Other

*Based on HUD "Documentation Standards for Chronic Homelessness"

To receive a bed:

❖ Individuals must be able to perform all aspects of daily living without assistance. They must be able to bathe and dress themselves. They must sleep in a bunk bed, administer their medications (if any), and come to the dining area for meals.

❖ Individuals must be willing to submit to a SLED background check, drug screening, and screening on the sex offenders' registries (if required).

❖ An individual who has a criminal conviction of sexual assault and is listed on either the National, State, or Local Registry of Sex Offenders is ineligible to stay at The Samaritan House.

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