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Housing available for HIV-positive young adults
2016-11-09

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El Rescate, an initiative of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center ( PRCC ), provides transitional housing to youth ages 18-24 who are struggling with housing stability and identify as LGBTQ or are HIV+.

They are providing immediate enrollment for eligible individuals who are living with HIV regardless of sexual orientation or gender. Residents can live at El Rescate for up to two years or until they turn 25. In addition to housing, in-house case management support aims to work together with the resident to secure needed supportive services including, but are not limited to:

—Linkage to HIV Medical Care and Treatment

—HIV Non-medical Case Management

—Linkage to Mental Health Care and Treatment

—Psychosocial Counseling and Substance Abuse Treatment

—AIDS Drug Assistance Program ( ADAP )

—Public Assistance ( i.e., cash assistance and/or food stamps )

—Job Search and Placement

—Enrolling in educational programs as well as tutoring and mentoring

—Life-skills training; and more

Contact M Echeverriaat 872-829-2662 or mecheverria@prcc-chgo.org .


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