The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program supports the delivery of outreach and services to individuals experiencing homelessness and diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Over 500 providers are involved with the PATH Program nationally. In North Dakota, the Behavioral Health Division within North Dakota Health and Human Services administers the PATH program with services provided by the regional human service centers.
PATH services are available to those who meet the following:
- Are diagnosed with a serious mental illness, or.
- Are diagnosed with a co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorder, and.
- Are experiencing homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.
- Outreach to locate and help those in need of services.
- Case management of services including therapy, skill-building training, supportive services in residential settings and daily living skills training/supervision.
- Assistance with meeting immediate needs such as obtaining food, shelter, clothing, transportation, ﬁnancial assistance, beneﬁts and services.
- Assistance with applying for and obtaining housing.
- Assistance with obtaining employment.
- Assistance with completing social security applications.
- Mental health assessments and referrals for psychological or psychiatric evaluations.
- Referral to addiction-related services.
PATH Grant Application
North Dakota Health and Human Services Behavioral Health Division accepts written comments on the 2023 Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) grant application at any time.
Comments can be mailed to Tami Conrad, Behavioral Health Administrator, Department of Health and Human Services Behavioral Health Division, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325, Bismarck, ND 58501. Comments can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.