Homeless Housing Programs

Homeless Housing Programs 2017-04-11T14:38:05+00:00

Project Description

Definition of Homelessness

Individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, meaning:

– Has a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not meant for human habitation

– Is living in a public or private operated shelter designated to provide temporary living arrangements

– Is exiting an institution where (s)he has resided for 90 days or less and who resided in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation immediately before entering that institution

Fleeing Domestic Violence

Individual or family who:

– Is fleeting or attempting to flee domestic violence

– Has no other residence; and

– Lacks the resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing

Homeless Crisis Response Program (HCRP)

Helps individuals and families to break free from homelessness. Homeless households are rapidly moved out of emergency shelter or homelessness and into permanent housing.This program serves individuals and families who would likely remain homeless without assistance. Assistance is provided to help households obtain affordable housing and increase self-sufficiency.

This program serves individuals and families who would likely remain homeless without assistance. Assistance is provided to help households obtain affordable housing and increase self-sufficiency.

Compliance with case management is a requirement to receive assistance.

HCRP does not provide long-term rent or mortgage assistance. It is not intended to serve those who need long-term and/or intensive support.

Transitional Housing Program (TH)

Helps individuals and families with higher barriers, to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs, by homeless individuals/families and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals/families experiencing homelessness.

Homeless households work with a Case Manger to move out of emergency shelter or homelessness and into permanent housing, through short-term rental assistance with wrap-around supportive services to assist the household with the skills necessary to keep and maintain permanent housing.

This program serves individuals and families who would likely remain homeless without assistance. Assistance is provided to help households obtain affordable housing and increase self-sufficiency.

Compliance with case management is a requirement to receive assistance.

TH does not provide long-term rent or mortgage assistance. It is not intended to serve those who need long-term and/or intensive support.

Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSH-SPC)

Assistance to individuals with disabilities and families in which one adult has a disability. Supportive services designed to meet the needs of the program participants must be made available to the program participant. Disabled means: is expected to be long-continued and indefinite duration, substantially impedes his or her ability to live independently and is of such a nature that the disability could be improved by more suitable housing conditions. Homeless households work with a Case Mangers to move out of emergency shelter or homelessness and into permanent housing, through long-term rental assistance with wrap-around supportive services to assist the household with the skills necessary to keep and maintain permanent housing.

This program serves individuals and families who would likely remain homeless without assistance. Assistance is provided to help households obtain affordable housing and increase self-sufficiency.

Homeless Housing Programs at the OhioMeansJobs-Lawrence County One Stop Center

120 North Third Street Ironton, OH 45638

740-532-3140

Cindy Anderson, Director

canderson@ilcao.org
Phone: 740-532-3534 Ext. 12031
Fax: 740-532-5489

  OPERATING HOURS

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm