At Bailey-Boushay House, we focus on helping our clients stay on the medications they need to improve their health and prevent the spread of HIV. Having a safe shelter is critical to their success.
Getting them off the street and into permanent housing is the next step in our Housing Stability Project.
Bailey-Boushay House administers a federal rental assistance program to benefit homeless men and women with HIV in the Seattle area.
Rental assistance is vital, but for people who have been homeless for a long time, it takes more than a rent check to succeed in permanent housing. It takes life skills they may have long forgotten.
That's why our social workers developed a skill-building curriculum, with classes on:
We also coordinate help for resolving legal issues, do individual and group counseling, and provide Chemical Dependency Outreach services.
Bailey-Boushay House is the only organization of its kind in the U.S. to tackle permanent housing for those who are homeless and living with HIV/AIDS.
We believe housing stability does much more than keep people safe and warm. It helps them lead healthier lives with a much greater measure of dignity and respect.