Catholic Community Services has been contracted to provide case management services Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (WHEEL) and to Seattle Housing and Resource Center. WHEEL operates a low barrier overnight shelter for women. Many of the participants of this program have chronic and acute mental health issues, addiction issues, or have suffered severe trauma. SHARE operates up to 16 democratically operated, self managed indoor shelters throughout King County, providing a warm, save place for people experiencing homelessness to stay. Shelters generally open in the evening and participants are expected to leave in the mornings.
The Lead Case Manager works in coordination with Program Leadership to provide support and guidance to one Case Manager, who is assigned to provide services to SHARE male and coed shelters. In addition, the Lead Case Manager is directly responsible for providing case management service to 2 SHARE women only shelters and WHEEL shelter participants who wish to engage in Case Management to assist in their housing search. The Lead Case Manager will be responsible for identifying barriers to clients obtaining permanent housing, and connecting clients to resources to assist in overcoming those barriers. This position will work closely with Catholic Community Services programs such as the Regional Access Points and Rapid Rehousing Teams and other local resources to assist participants to be able to apply for and obtain permanent housing. This position will require working some days and some evenings, typically Monday through Friday, and will require the ability to travel to individual shelters to meet clients on site.
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