Transitional Living for the Chronic Mentally Ill

To provide a transitional living space for the chronically mentally ill which includes medication monitoring, linkage to community supports, transportation, job/volunteer placement to prevent ricidivism rates in inpatient hospitalization programs and to encourage independent living. 

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First Name

Kylee

Last Name

Gobin

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Section 2: About Your Organization

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Your idea

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Name Your Project

Transitional Living for the Chronic Mentally Ill

Country your work focuses on

United States

Describe Your Idea

To provide a transitional living space for the chronically mentally ill which includes medication monitoring, linkage to community supports, transportation, job/volunteer placement to prevent ricidivism rates in inpatient hospitalization programs and to encourage independent living. 

Innovation

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What makes your idea unique?

To support the individuals living with a mental illness who have fallen through the cracks. The individuals who are not functioning enough to maintain employment and live independently, those who may or may not qualify for disability, those who face barriers to obtaining healthcare and medications necessary. Individuals who are stuck in the revolving door of being in crisis, to being stabilized inpatient, and eventual deterioration due to lack of support once discharged. To provide safe living quarters,employ staff for crisis intervention and to monitor medication and after care compliance, work with other community agencies to link participants to support groups, substance abuse treatment, adult education, vocational rehab, financial counseling, job training, etc. to link to volunteer and employment opportunities.

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What would prevent your project from being a success?

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How many people will your project serve annually?

Fewer than 100

What is the average monthly household income in your target community, in US Dollars?

Less than $50

Does your project seek to have an impact on public policy?

Sustainability

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What stage is your project in?

Idea phase

In what country?

United States

Is your initiative connected to an established organization?

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How long has this organization been operating?

Less than a year

Does your organization have a Board of Directors or an Advisory Board?

Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with NGOs?

No

Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with businesses?

No

Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with government?

No

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How did you first hear about Changemakers?

Email from Changemakers

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