Definitions

Homeless: A situation wherein a person does not have access, nor the resources, to obtain shelter. With this definition, shelter does not include makeshift accommodations such as a car, tent, or box.

In order to be eligible to receive homeless services, the individual must meet the following criteria:

Chronic Homeless: An unaccompanied homeless individual with a disabling condition who has either been continuously homeless for a year or more, or has had at least 4 episodes of homelessness in the past three years.