April 30, 2020
Athens, GA

SAMHSA Homeless Services Expansion Grant
Advantage Awarded $2 Million in SAMHSA Grant Funds to Expand Homeless Service Programs

Advantage has been awarded funds to develop a 5-year multi-phase homeless services expansion program known as the Advantage Housing. Outreach. Partnership. Empowerment. (H.O.P.E.) Initiative. The program will incorporate evidence-based clinical treatment, case management, peer support services, zero-barrier mobile medical care, direct housing support, job training and employment assistance, direct childcare assistance, and other critical services to persons who are experiencing homelessness with substance use disorders, or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders living within Athens-Clarke and four surrounding counties: Jackson, Barrow, Oconee, and Walton.