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 Veterans Services team within Catholic Community Services. This position maintains a caseload of households in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program. The position includes outreach activities in the community, completing thorough intakes and eligibility screening with referred clients, assessing housing needs and providing financial assistance for housing costs, and assisting clients to secure housing if they are homeless. The Case Manager uses Housing First and Progressive Engagement approaches to engage and work with Veteran households. 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 and utilizing VA and community resources to meet identified individual needs with the main goal of stabilizing in permanent housing in the shortest time possible.
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