PATH (Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness)
PATH is a street level homeless outreach service through a contract with the Acadiana Area Human Services District. It is an aggressive outreach to identify and provide services for adults with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use who are either street level homeless or residing in a homeless shelter in Lafayette Parish. Services provided include referrals for housing assistance, assistance with obtaining mental health counseling/therapy and /or substance abuse outpatient counseling and detox, assistance with applying for Food Stamps, Social Security Disability benefits, and referral to a homeless shelter. The goals of this service are assisting the individual with ending homelessness and receiving needed support services to remain housed.