St. Paul Public Housing Agency
Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP)
1085 Montreal Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55116-2369
Distance: 1059 Miles
Assists individuals who are elderly or disabled and require a moderate amount of non-medical services to maintain independence
The program provides meals, housekeeping, laundry, the opportunity to socialize, and coordination of services in addition to safe, affordable housing.
Currently, the program operates out of five hi-rises. Service coordination helps participants secure the assistance they need to be independent.
Coordinators assist with setting up appointments and make referrals or contacts with community resources that can provide needed services. Staff observe each participant on a daily basis to ensure that his or her unique needs are being met.
There is no waiting list for current residents, and staff are on duty 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Housing Unit Types
- 1 bedroom unit
- Private pay
Primarily seniors and people with disabilities who are income eligible. Full-time students and individuals age 50 and over can also apply.
Call Teresa at (651) 292-6035 for information. Applicants can apply for housing and services at the same time. Current residents can apply for services at any time.
If you are not currently residing in St Paul Public Housing, you will need to complete two separate applications; one for housing and one for this program. If you already reside in St Paul Public Housing, you only need to fill out the application this program.
Fees are based on a percentage of income. Fees are substantially less than other assisted living or long-term care programs.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
City of St. Paul
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BH-6900Resident Services Coordination Programs Definition
Housing authorities, housing developers or nonprofit organizations operating rental housing communities that offer the assistance of resident services coordinators to the families, older adults or people with disabilities who live there. Resident services coordinators assess the needs of tenants within the project; determine their eligibility for community services; identify affordable resources; link them with appropriate providers; educate residents regarding service availability, application procedures and client rights; and provide advocacy as needed. These programs may also establish volunteer support relationships with service organizations in the community; help residents build informal support networks with other residents, family and friends; provide training for residents in the obligations of tenancy; and educate residents regarding issues that will assist them to live as independently as possible.
BH-7000.4600-150Congregate Living Facilities Definition
Retirement hotels, inns, boarding homes and other similar residential facilities where low-income older adults and/or people with disabilities can live independently on their own, usually in one building, share common areas, social activities and amenities and have most meals in a communal dining area. Most of the residences feature a mix of studio, one and two-bedroom apartment style accommodations, rented on a monthly basis, with interior corridors, elevators, small kitchenettes and emergency intercoms or pull cord systems as a safety feature. There may also be special wheelchair access rooms or other amenities designed to make it easier for elderly residents to reside comfortably and safely in their apartments. Housekeeping, social activities, and transportation services may be included and laundry services may be available for an additional fee. Residents pay no entry fees, make no long term financial commitments (other than the usual cleaning and security deposits) and may leave whenever they choose.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.