Penn Free Bridge Housing
Recovering from substance abuse is difficult enough; achieving that without a safe place to live is nearly impossible.
Penn Free Bridge Housing offers secure housing to people ages 18 and older who are homeless and in recovery from alcohol or drug abuse, who have been referred via Allegheny Link. The program provides:
To qualify for admission to Penn Free Bridge Housing, individuals must be:
WHY IT WORKS
The staff with Penn Free Bridge Housing has a strong understanding of the worlds of homelessness and addiction.
The program offers recovering individuals and their families a place to live among the general population, eliminating the pain or stigma of discrimination.
It also paves the way for independence by focusing on the person as a whole - providing case management services, ongoing support and links to other services as needed.
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