HSMM's Supportive Housing Programs provide outreach and supportive services to people who are homeless and have a documented disability. Objectives include helping participants obtain and remain in permanent housing, increase skills and/or income, and achieve greater self-determination. Housing Services has supportive housing programs in Eaton and Clinton counties.
SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM PROVIDES:
- Outreach to people who are homeless and have a documented disability
- Supportive case management services
- Housing search assistance and ongoing rental assistance
- Connections to local resources
- Liaison between agencies landlord and support systems
- Development and actions towards their personalized independence plan
To qualify for a supportive housing program, participants must be homeless and have a documented disability. Potential participants for supportive housing programs are identified using an assessment and screening process during regular intake appointments. When a slot becomes available, case managers use a prioritization protocol to determine who will be offered a slot.