Rx: Housing Gets Homeless People off the Streets


Brian Scarsbrook, who has battled drug addiction and experienced childhood abuse, founded a program called Rx: Housing.

Rx: Housing helps the most vulnerable homeless people off the streets and into their own apartments. The program, manned by the Family Health Centers' Healthcare for the Homeless program, has been providing apartments for 125 people since 2011.


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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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