Housing & Supportive Services

Kirstin’s Haven Housing Program
We provide veterans, low income, and homeless persons in the DC Metro region with safe, permanent supportive housing options.

Our goal is to provide individuals and families with a foundation to begin the process of stabilization. We offer resources and services in the community that enable our participants to become empowered to live self-sufficient and productive lives.

Shared Housing
Home sharing consists of 2-3 individuals sharing and maintaining a home. This model allows families to live in a home setting, split the monthly rent /utilities while also providing a level of social support to one another.

Permanent Supportive Housing
PSH residents will complete an eight step guided case management program that offers:

Substance Abuse Services
Mental Health Counseling
-Individual
-Group
-Medication Management
Vocational Training
Financial Management Skills Development
Leisure Activities
Personal Development
Community Involvement Alternatives
Life Skills
Parenting Skills Development
Case Management and Referrals

 

Supportive Services
Throughout your involvement with our housing options our clients have access to:

  • Supportive case management to assist with short and long term goals
  • Access to resources that provide them with tools to overcome challenges they may face
  • Referrals to partner agencies to assist them or their family with mental, emotional and physical needs

 

 

Who qualifies for KHI Housing?

  • Primarily male and female Veterans and other homeless individual’s, and those at risk of homelessness;
  • Low income: 18 years of age or older
  • Single or married
  • Maryland or District of Columbia resident
  • Willing to participates in KHI activities
  • Serious about stabilization & self sufficiency in order to sustain their lives

Referrals
Based on the referral source, some of the KHI participants receive temporary housing vouchers and supports through the referring agency based on that agency’s resources. There are additional participants who are responsible for paying their own expenses through limited income sources, such as VA disability award benefits, Supportive Service Veterans Family Funding (SSVF), Employment, Social Security Benefits, Social Security Disability Benefits, and monetary support or donations from family members.

One constant factor remains is that all of our men and women desire stability, integrity, and the ability to remain independent and productive in their own permanent housing. KHI has a proven track record of creating long term solutions for housing for participants. They are able to live in suitable and safe housing in a nurturing and mentor-based program. Kirstin’s Haven’s community supports ensure that client needs are met and create a continuum of supports directed for independence.