Shepherd's Heart Fellowship
Shepherd's Heart Fellowship - Veterans Home
Transitional housing for homeless male veterans. The program aims to service male veterans who are homeless and may have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse problems, mental illness, dual diagnosis, and those who are disabled.
13 Pride Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility:
  • Must be a veteran of any branch of the Armed Services of United States,
  • MUST be eligible for VA services,
  • Applicants will be required to submit to a pre-placement drug screen. They should also have a recovery plan in place that includes weekly attendance at drug / alcohol outpatient support group,
  • Applicants must lack fixed and regular permanent housing,
  • Applicants should be medically and mentally stable enough to live safely in an unsupervised community living setting,
  • Applicants are required to undergo a background check. Any applicant who is a registered sex offender, arsonist, or has an outstanding warrant for his/her arrest will not be accepted into this program,
  • Applicant should be willing to follow program goals and requirements, and be willing to work cooperatively with staff and other residents,
  • Applicants must be willing to actively search for employment within the first 30 days of residency, or if on a disability be willing to engage in constructive daily activities.
  • All residents must be willing to transition to an independent living situation,
  • Any applicant who is on probation must be willing to sign an information release that allows staff to share information with his/her assigned probation officer,
  • Applicants must attend a screening interview conducted by the VA Pittsburgh, HCHV staff prior to being accepted into the program.
  • Phone/FAX Numbers
    • (412) 281-1305 Main
    • (412) 281-1314 Fax
    Email Address: shepheart@verizon.net
    Intake Requirements: Applicants will be required to submit to a pre-placement drug screen. Applicants are required to undergo a background check. Any applicant who is on probation must be willing to sign an information release that allows staff to share information with his/her assigned probation officer.
    Intake Procedure: Call. Applicants must attend a screening interview conducted by the VA Pittsburgh, HCHV staff prior to being accepted into the program.
    Geographical Area: Allegheny
    Helpful Tips: Shuttle Van:
    Monday through Friday
    , 8:25am and 10:55am
    Service Contact: Carl Jay (CJ), Program Director, shepheart@verizon.net
    Services:
    • Community Shelters * Veterans
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