Shalom is the Local Administrative Agency (LAA) for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) housing subsidies, Shelter Plus Care program and the Bridging Rental Assistance Program (BRAP), in Cumberland and York Counties. Shalom house is also the Central Administrative Agency (CAA) for DHHS and provides statewide administration of both programs for the state of Maine.
What is BRAP and Shelter Plus Care?
To help you understand these programs a little better, we have provided a brief overview of both programs. Please click below to view or download the PowerPoint Presentation.
The Bridging Rental Assistance Program (BRAP) is a transitional supportive housing program developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS).Learn About BRAP View a description of BRAP, View or download the BRAP Manual and Application
Shelter Plus Care
The Shelter Plus Care (S+C) program is a permanent supportive housing program funded by the Department of House and Urban Development (HUD), through this Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS).Learn About S+C View a description of S+C, View or download the S+C Manual and Application
Who to Contact:Statewide Contact List View the LAA/CAA Directory.
Consumers interested in either of these subsidies should contact their service provider, case manager, or community support worker who can submit an application on their behalf. Providers can obtain applications for both programs through the Shalom House Housing Subsidy Department by calling 874-1080 or in York County calling 423-8154.