Housing Stability Case Management (HSCM) was launched in 2017 to provide long-term case management to families who moved to permanent housing from a shelter. Friends Association works in conjunction with Open Hearth and Kennett Area Community Services to provide these services.
Families are successful when they maintain family stability and permanent housing for six (plus) months.
The goal of HSCM is to provide the guidance and support a family needs to remain permanently housed and to address any challenges that might arise. In Fiscal Year 2019, 17 families including 46 children receiving long term case management services through the HSCM Program.
A Housing Stabilization Plan is developed for every family we serve based on their needs, skills and strengths. It includes plans for employment, housing plus long-term goals.