Supportive Services for Veteran Families provides Rapid Rehousing Services for Veterans experiencing homelessness. The focus of the program is to assist Veterans and their families in finding a permanent place to call home. The program is funded through a grant with the Veterans Administration.
The Case Manager is a member of the service team for Veterans Services program of Catholic Community Services. This position maintains a caseload of households in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant. This includes Outreach activities in the community, completing thorough intakes and eligibility screening with referred clients, assessing housing needs and providing prompt financial assistance as needed for housing costs, and/or assisting clients to secure housing if they are homeless. The case manager actively uses Housing First and progressive engagement while interviewing and working with veteran household. In addition, the case manager enters client data into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). In collaboration with the service team, the Case Manager is responsible for developing and implementing client-defined, goal-oriented Housing Stability Plans, assessing the needs of referred households, utilizing VA and community resources to meet identified individual needs with the goal of stabilizing permanent housing in the shortest time possible.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote the CCS Mission and programs in the community.