There are two residences in this program. Urban Model Program offers both transitional and supportive housing opportunities for individuals who are homeless and living with both psychiatric and substance use disorders. The transitional housing component of the program operates out of Prospect House shelter. In collaboration with CASA, Urban Model program participants are provided with comprehensive substance abuse assessment and treatment principles of motivational enhancement therapy.
The supportive housing component of the program is located off-site at another facility within Bridgeport, where individuals may live for a maximum of 18 months. During each level of housing, extensive case management services are provided by a diverse team. This team approach places a heavy emphasis on Illness Management and Recovery, relapse prevention and skill building for each client. Staff is on site for each facility 24 hours a day.