Programs that pay all or a portion of the cost of a supportive living setting, including the services provided as part of the living setting, for individuals who, because of a disability or mental illness, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in their activities of daily living. Supportive living settings may include facilities and community care residences. Covered services generally include toileting, bathing, dressing, nursing services, vocational assistance, recreational activities, medication management and administration, meals, housekeeping and other similar forms of support.
Temporary or long-term residential options for individuals and families who are looking for housing. Included are market rate and subsidized rental and purchase options; facilities for people who do not want to establish independent households or cannot afford to do so; and housing for older adults and people with disabilities who are capable of maintaining independent living in a communal environment without any form of supervision, care or support. Structures may include single family dwellings, apartment buildings, duplexes, triplexes, congregate living facilities, mobile home parks, single room occupancy (SRO) housing and other shared housing facilities.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.