HIV/AIDS Housing Programs and Services
Caracole House has been offering affordable, comfortable housing for adults with HIV/AIDS since 1988. People who reside in Caracole House receive case management and referral services as well as mutual caring and 24- hour support from staff and residents.
Caracole House is open to individuals with HIV/AIDS who have no appropriate alternative living option. The House is a four-unit apartment building that houses up to eleven individuals. Each resident has his or her own bedroom in a three-bedroom suite. Food, linen and household supplies are provided. An evening meal is prepared for community residents, and food is available for all other meals.
Caracole House is supported by the United Way, the City of Cincinnati and other funders.
Shelter Plus Care
Shelter Plus Care is a rent subsidy program for homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families. HUD provides the rental subsidies. Caracole provides intensive case management and supportive services to help these individuals and their families find and maintain appropriate housing and stay together.
Shelter Plus Care is partially funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the State of Ohio.
Caracole Recovery Community
The Caracole Recovery Community opened its doors in 2000 and offers housing and a program of recovery from chemical dependency for homeless adults living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to providing case management and referral services, the Recovery Community offers a 24-hour supportive environment allowing residents to attain self-sufficiency and to recover from addiction.
The Caracole Recovery Community is supported by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the United Way and the City of Cincinnati.