In the photo: Stacey Bentley-Athens, Jessica Harris-Vinton, Carley Lyons-Athens, Laura Bowers-Hocking, Chelsey Young-HMIS/ODH, Amber Nesselrotte-Perry, Rachael Cremeans-Housing Program Coordinator, Heather Hall Housing Grant's Manager, Heidi Rainey-Gallia, Alisha Welsh-Meigs. Not pictured: Beej Blackburn-Jackson, Sara Morris-Gallia, Angel Bond-Gallia, Janie Jeffers-Gallia
ISBH operates a variety of programs designed to increase housing stability for families and individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness in southeast Ohio by removing barriers to permanent housing wherever possible.
Rapid Rehousing - All Counties Within Region 17
This intervention is designed to assist families and individuals to quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.
Participants must meet income guidelines and homelessness must be verified and documented until housing is obtained:
Rapid rehousing provides temporary, need based assistance to stabilize housing.
Homelessness Prevention – Perry and Vinton Counties Only
Available for youth in Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Meigs & Vinton.
This intervention is designed to prevent homelessness for families and individuals who are facing imminent risk of homelessness. Funding is limited.
Participants must meet income guidelines, and imminent risk of homelessness must be verified and documented:
Homelessness Prevention provides temporary, need based assistance to stabilize housing.
Homeless Assistance for Youth - All Counties in Region 17
Young adults may qualify for additional services and support to stabilize housing.
Participants must meet the following requirements:
Specialized youth assistance may include:
To make a referral for homeless assistance and services, including self-referral, please call or stop by your local office located at:
Athens: 11 Graham Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701 | 740-594-6807
Gallia: 1591 State Route 160, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 | 740-702-2637
Hocking: 33 West Second Street, Logan, Ohio 43138 | 740-216-4093
Jackson: 151 East Main Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640 | 740-577-3033
Meigs: 111 Court Street, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769 | 740-444-5895
Perry: 117 North Main Street, New Lexington, Ohio 43764 | 740-343-4545
Vinton: 314 West Main Street, McArthur, Ohio 45651 | 740-596-7908
Our Office Staff will be happy to assist by gathering information to begin this process. The local Housing Specialist will then reach out to the individual directly as they reach the top of the waiting list to schedule the initial meeting as soon as possible.