Wellnest and Holos Communities have partnered to develop housing for Transition Age Youth (TAY), ages 18-25. The Nest on Jefferson can be a brand new, superbly designed, 55 unit, five-story, Everlasting Supportive Housing constructing positioned within the coronary heart of Los Angeles and can embrace a Neighborhood Wellness Heart.
Additionally, the Nest on Jefferson Neighborhood Wellness Heart has been chosen to obtain $8 million via the California Division of Well being Care Companies’ (DHCS) Behavioral Well being Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP).
The Neighborhood Wellness Heart can be positioned on the bottom flooring of the long run growth to satisfy an important group want for expanded entry to behavioral well being companies, giving Los Angeles new alternatives to handle gaps in care and create sustainable enhancements that higher serve the behavioral well being wants of the area people. Using an revolutionary, multi-phase strategy will permit the Neighborhood Wellness Heart to start building and open first to serve the group whereas housing can be achieved via a second section.
“We’re grateful to the California Division of Well being Care Companies’ Behavioral Well being Continuum Infrastructure Program for his or her imaginative and prescient and their beneficiant funding in behavioral well being and group care that advance racial and geographic fairness,” stated Charlene Dimas-Peinado, Wellnest president/CEO.
“The Neighborhood Wellness Heart is a novel community-based venture that can concurrently deal with well being, wellness, and fairness by rising entry to behavioral well being companies for susceptible younger individuals dwelling in South Los Angeles.”
Wellnest has a profitable historical past of supporting younger adults with psychological well being and supportive housing companies whereas Holos Communities makes a speciality of cutting-edge improvements with creating inexpensive and everlasting supportive housing. Each are uniquely suited to satisfy probably the most crucial, rising wants of younger Angelenos as they acknowledge that housing is a key issue affecting bodily and behavioral well being.
“We’re extremely excited to be partnering with Wellnest and particularly to be splitting the venture into two phases which is able to assist cut back each value and time and permit the Neighborhood Wellness Heart and linked pocket park to open and start serving the group a lot sooner,” stated Cristian Ahumada, Holos Communities govt director.
“The power to separate the bottom flooring building and different important infrastructure for a five-story constructing, from the remainder of the venture is a brand new mannequin in creating mixed-use developments.”
The Nest on Jefferson is a part of Governor Gavin Newson’s Grasp Plan for Children’ Psychological Well being, which awarded $480.5 million for fifty-four initiatives to enhance California’s behavioral well being infrastructure for youngsters and youth. This historic funding supplies grant funding to assemble new services and develop current services that assist kids, youth, transition-age youth, and perinatal people that require psychological well being and/or substance use help.