Doctors Prescribe Homes for Homeless

FatherBill’s & MainSpring (FBMS) was recently featured on the CBS Evening News in a Scott Pelley segment entitled, “Doctors Prescribe Homes for Homeless.”  The Father Bill’s Place emergency shelter program was highlighted, along with the FBMS “Housing First” philosophy, a model gaining nationwide attention. 

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Housing First is based on the belief that when individuals move into homes of their own, they can begin to address the issue(s) that initially led to the loss of housing. Once in a home, formerly homeless men and women receive supportive services such as case management and counseling to help them stabilize and remain in housing.  Find out more about Housing First.

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