Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP)

 

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MILC’s Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP) was created to assist households that have been identified as at-risk, and without some form of assistance – would experience homelessness in St. Lawrence County, NY. STEHP is a program to transition participants to housing stability – either through their own means or through public assistance as appropriate.

Eligible Populations fall within two categories: At-Risk of Homelessness or Literally Homeless:

At Risk of Homelessness

An At-Risk of Homelessness individual is someone that has been identified as being in imminent danger of losing their present housing situation and without assistance would otherwise be homeless.

Literally Homeless

A Literally Homeless individual is someone who is living in a public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

 

All STEHP applicants will also be screened for income eligibility. Household income must fall within 30% of the poverty level.

 

 

Eligible Activities
Funds received under the STEHP Grant may be used for one or more of the activities listed below relating to homelessness prevention services and/or rapid re-housing for those at-risk of homelessness or those who are experiencing homelessness. Additionally, all funds are subject to availability:

• Rental Assistance
• Rental Arrears
• Security Deposits

Ineligible Activities
Funds received under this grant may not be used for categorical expenses other than those listed above. Including, but not limited to:

• Mortgage and/or construction costs
• Credit Card Bills or similar debt
• Travel & Food Costs
• Furniture
• Medical debt
• Taxes
• Work or education related materials
• Cash
• Pet Care
• Repairs or Maintenance

Contact MILC in St. Lawrence County at 315-764-9442 and request to speak with a housing advocate to discuss your needs and to schedule an appointment.

Download the MILC STEHP Brochure HERE

HMIS Policies and Procedures: CRHMIS Policies & Procedures

St. Lawrence, Jefferson, & Lewis County Phone:

(315) 764 - 9442

 

Franklin County Phone:

(518) 483 - 2151

 

Toll Free Phone:

(877) 397 - 9613