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Emergency Housing

The Emergency Housing Program at Benilde Hall is based on a housing-first model for Veterans experiencing substance use disorder and homelessness. Clients in the Emergency Housing Program can stay at Benilde Hall for up to 6 months. Unlike in the GPD Program, Veterans in the Emergency Housing Program are not required to attend groups. Emergency Housing residents do not pay any out-of-pocket costs to live at Benilde Hall.

Requirements for Veterans in the Emergency Housing Program:

  • Maintain abstinence from substances
  • Attend 1 individual counseling session per week
  • Actively seek permanent housing¬†