Counseling / Outpatient

PATH (Project of Assistance in Transition from Homelessness)

PROJECT FOR ASSISTANCE IN TRANSITION FROM HOMELESSNESS

The Project for Assistance in Transition from Homeless (PATH) Program is an outreach-based case management program servicing the mentally ill homeless in Bergen County. PATH serves individuals 18 years old and over who have a primary diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness or have a mental illness co-occurring with a substance abuse disorder and who are homeless or are at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

Highlights

  • PATH provides outreach anywhere in Bergen County
  • Transportation to appointments can be provided when needed (subject to availability)
  • PATH has close working relationships with various key community agencies, including the Bergen County Health, Housing, and Human Services Center.
  • Links homeless consumers with the services they need, including medical treatment, psychiatric treatment, housing, legal assistance, and financial assistance.

Details

  • Referrals are accepted from any source; consumers can refer themselves
  • An evaluation to determine eligibility is required; the evaluation can be done at the CBHCare Office or wherever the potential consumer is located
  • If the consumer is eligible for the PATH Program, they are assigned a case worker
  • The case worker develops a comprehensive needs assessments and plans
  • Bi-lingual staff is available
  • Program hours:
    • Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Medicaid is accepted; fees negotiable for consumers without Medicaid