Everybody needs a home of his\her own. Mentally ill people
are no exception to this rule. Independent living constitutes a significant
step in the rehabilitation process. Many people coping with mental illness
find this step extremely difficult.
Our sheltered housing program aims to ease the transition
from either the parental home or the psychiatric ward to a rented apartment
in the community. Basic needs provided for range from finding a suitable
apartment and room-mate to training and support in various aspects of
daily living such as running a budget, cooking and taking care of the
Our program provides advice and help in coping with the
problems and pressures of independent living and with the stressful
aspects of exposure to bureaucratic agencies in the community.
Individual programs are set up to answer specific needs
of members at a given point of time. Programs are flexible enough to
accommodate changes in need according to progress or setbacks in the