Sisters Place provides mainly Permanent Supportive Housing funded in part by grants from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In order to be eligible for this housing, families experiencing homelessness must call the Allegheny County LINK at 1-866-730-2368 and be placed on the waiting list.
Once accepted into Sisters Place housing, families are encouraged to participate in programming designed to help them and their children to stabilize and eventually obtain permanent housing.
To be eligible for permanent housing the parent must have a physical or behavioral disability documented by a professional.
To maintain eligibility for housing and support participants must
- Meet with a Case Manager regularly to set goals and document progress
- Work with a Child Development and Education Specialist to meet the needs of their children
- Pay a monthly occupancy fee based on a percentage of their adjusted gross income per HUD and PHFA guidelines