OAR 309-032-0321
Eligible Services


Effective outreach to engage people in the following array of services:


Identification of individuals in need;


Screening for symptoms of serious mental illness;


Development of rapport with the individual;


Offering support while assisting with immediate and basic needs;


Referral to appropriate resources; or


Distribution of information including but not limited to:


Flyers and other written information;


Public service announcements; or


Other indirect methods of contact.


Methods of active outreach including but not limited to face-to-face interaction with literally homeless people in streets, shelters, under bridges and in other non-traditional settings, in order to seek out eligible individuals.


Methods of in-reach, including but not limited to placing outreach staff in a service site frequented by homeless people, such as a shelter or community resource center, where direct, face to face interactions occur, in order to allow homeless individuals to seek out outreach workers.


Screening and diagnosis.


Habilitation and rehabilitation services.


Community mental health services.


Alcohol or drug treatment services.


Staff training, including the training of those who work in shelters, mental health clinics, substance abuse programs, and other sites where homeless individuals require services.


Case management including the following.


Preparing a plan for the provision of community mental health services to the eligible individual and reviewing the plan not less than once every three months;


Assistance in obtaining and coordinating social and maintenance services for the eligible individual, including services related to daily living activities, personal financial planning, transportation, and housing services;


Assistance to the eligible individual in obtaining income support services including housing assistance, food stamps and supplemental security income benefits;


Referring the eligible individual for such other services as may be appropriate and


Providing representative payee services in accordance with section 1631(a)(2) of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1383(a)(2)] if the eligible individual is receiving aid under title XVI of such act [42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.] and if the applicant is designated by the Secretary to provide such services;


Supportive and supervisory services in residential settings;


Housing services, which shall not exceed twenty percent of all total PATH expenses and which may include:


Minor renovation, expansion and repair of housing;


Planning of housing;


Technical assistance in applying for housing assistance;


Improving the coordination of housing services;


Security deposits;


The costs associated with matching eligible individuals with appropriate housing situations; or


One time rental payments to prevent eviction; and


Referrals to other appropriate services or agencies, for those determined ineligible for other PATH services.


Other appropriate services as determined by the Secretary.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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