Regional Access Points (RAPs) are the front door to Coordinated Entry for All (CEA). RAPs connect unhoused individuals to resources in King County including housing, employment, benefits, and basic needs. Community outreach includes food banks, libraries, and day centers. With continuous practice in Trauma-Informed Care and Motivational Interviewing, we explore all possible housing options with all households.
The quickest road to stable housing utilizes people’s own strengths. You will think creatively so that people can achieve the outcome they identify for themselves. You know there is no one-size-fits-all approach, so you will tailor services to get people housed.
Respond to inquiries promptly and communicate in a compassionate manner. Community members will call or walk-in requesting information and you will be ready to provide that information as available. Informed consent is important and you strive to explain complex policies in clear and consistent terms. You will use your communication skills, both written and oral, to coordinate with participants, other agencies, and community members.
CEA uses multiple assessments to match people with available housing resources at participating agencies. You will complete these assessments with people at multiple sites and in the field throughout the week when it is safe to do so.
You thrive in a collaborative work setting where all team members are working from home. Here is what that looks like:
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