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Housing opportunities for youth 18-24 living with HIV
From a press release
2016-10-21

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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 2 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 Echeverria, Program Coordinator-El Rescate, 872-829-2662, mecheverria@prcc-chgo.org .


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