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
Contact: M Echeverria, Program Coordinator-El Rescate, 872-829-2662, firstname.lastname@example.org .