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Houseless Outreach Stabilization and Transition (HOST)

The HOST Program is designed to reach people whose severe and disabling substance use and behavioral health symptoms keep them from being able to receive conventional physical and behavioral health services.

HOST Team crossing a body of water to do outreach at a camp.

What is the eligibility criteria for HOST?

HOST Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Adult (18 or older) 

  • Unhoused or imminent risk of losing housing

  • Severe substance use or co-occurring mental health disorder

  • Unable or unwilling to access traditional behavioral health services.

What services are available through HOST?

Services Available: 

  • Substance Use Assessment and Treatment

  • Mental Health Assessment and Treatment

  • Intensive Case Management

  • Peer Counseling

  • Street Medical Outreach

  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management

How can I be referred or refer someone to HOST?

Send the following information to HOST Supervisor Layla Cardenas at 360-764-6282 or email to

  • Client Name

  • Client Identifiers

  • Date of Birth (if available)

  • Last Known Location

  • Reason for Referral

Questions about HOST?

Contact HOST Supervisor Layla Cardenas at 360-764-6282

or email

HOST Referral Form

Download our HOST brochure

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