Residency Criteria

Tenants selected to live in Hyacinth’s Place will be drawn from the DC Department of Behavioral Health’s waiting list. They will have to meet funding criteria regarding mental health diagnosis and income level in addition to following residential criteria:

  1. Have a mental health diagnosis or be willing to participate in an assessment and diagnosis interview.
  2. Must be at least 90 days drug free and willing to submit to random drug testing.
  3. Must be willing to participate in a rehabilitative program and observe the rules and policies of Hyacinth’s Place.
  4. Willing to be involved in a day-program, hold a volunteer position, enroll in a training program, seeking employment, or be employed.
  5. Understands that Hyacinth’s Place is a supportive housing program.
  6. Must be medication compliant.
  7. Must be willing to participate in our financial management program that allows one-third of monthly income to be paid towards rent/services, one-third to be placed in a saving account for future housing purpose, and one-third for the resident’s use.
  8. Willing to participate in all aspects of the organization’s Behavioral and Therapeutic Services Program (BTSP).