Case Management Services
Lakewood Housing Coalition offers, Case management services, collaborative and planned approach to ensuring that a person who experiences homelessness gets the services and supports they need to move forward with their lives. Originating from the mental health and addictions sector, case management can be used more broadly to support anyone experiencing homelessness.
Lakewood Housing Coalition Program Overview
This is a partnership services, grant funded team that delivers outreach and services to individuals with serious mental illnesses and those with co-occurring substance use disorders who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness.
Our approach is not moralistic; it is client centered and is adapted to meet the needs of each person. We provide outreach through various community partners as well as on the street. Lakewood Housing Coalition team provides guidance, support, and access to resources to assist individuals in overcoming the barriers that prevent them from achieving mental health and housing stability.
Job Training & Employment Services & Cost & Eligibility Details:
Lakewood Housing Coalition Program case management does not require insurance. The process begins with a screening for determination of eligibility. If the individual needs support to obtain employment or job training services, actively enrolled Lakewood Housing Coalition Program clients will be evaluated for employment assistance.
Lakewood Housing Coalition provides mental health rehabilitative case management through a supportive team approach which focuses on those that are currently experiencing homelessness or are at a higher risk of experiencing homelessness. The homeless service team works as a collective unit to help individuals attempt to stabilize in mental health and guide treatment through client driven goal sets to reduce barriers and increase functionality in daily living.
National Lakewood Housing & Good Samaritan Coalition provides free housing counseling assistance in locating affordable rental housing or housing with support services for families and individuals in crisis and the chronically homeless.
We provides housing solutions to Individuals seeking a permanent place to live who is willing to live in a shared housing environment with 6 to 8 persons, who are homeless or facing homelessness who have verifiable income such as SSI, SSDI or employment and able to pay a portion of the shared housing or apartment rental.
We provide potential resources for other housing needs like utilities. Our trained counselors also work with clients on budgeting and financial literacy in effort to empower them to take control of their financial situations. National Lakewood Housing Coalition collaborates with homeless service providers and other stakeholders as part of the Homeless Prevention Care Program.
The (HPCP) is a regional/local planning body that coordinates housing and services funding for homeless families and individuals. The role of HPCP Southern California is through housing counseling to work with people we serve on diversion strategies for those that are at imminent risk of becoming homeless.
We also work with the Coordinated Assessment/Entry Specialist who attempts to find temporary solutions and/or connects the people to Housing First, Rapid Re-housing or transitional housing programs. Our Homelessness Prevention Housing Counselors meet with clients on business days (Monday-Fridays, except scheduled holidays) from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Individuals can call our switchboard at (877) 767-0759 to schedule an appointment to speak to in-take case worker.
Our mission is to help the world find “home.” Powered by insurance and technology, we’re reinventing the way renters and properties transact–making it faster, simpler, and more cost-effective. Eliminates Deposits, and easier to move into their rentals without a high credit rating for housing qualification.
Lakewood Housing Coalition offers Zero Deposit™ to families seeking apartment living, powers a total elimination of all deposits, bonds, cosigners, and guarantees. Renters pay a fee starting at $29 per month providing properties up to 10x better protection against losses from rent and damage. Renters save thousands of dollars at move-in, while properties drive more traffic, convert more leases, significantly reduce bad debt, and fully eliminate deposit administration and liability. Lakewood Housing Coalition is the first nationwide A-rated (Excellent) lease insurance program—backed by leading insurance venture funds including top insurance agencies.
Lakewood Housing Coalition “Good Samaritan Housing Services” partners with third party Nonprofit organizations that provides rapid- rehousing, rental assistance, to help individuals secure housing, apartment leaving by paying first month’s rent and security deposits.
Despite the stereotype, the majority of people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, are families living doubled or tripled up or in motels. The reasons are many, but the most significant is that Orange County is one of our nation’s most expensive places to live. Too many families simply cannot afford the high cost of housing. For homeless children, the lack of stable housing affects their health, education and well-being. As part of our partners FACE 2024 initiative, we’ve helped expand an important new strategy in Orange County’s efforts to end homelessness: Rapid Re-Housing.
Stable Housing is Life Changing
Rapid Re-Housing is a model that works well in placing families experiencing homelessness into permanent housing. It’s designed to support families getting back on their feet, so they can take care of themselves, their families and be more self-sufficient. The outcomes are encouraging:
Individuals and families have better outcomes if they spend more time in permanent housing
What’s Different About Rapid Re-Housing?
Traditional homeless services usually require a move into transitional housing, with participation in programs to make “ready for housing.” Rapid Re-Housing focuses on assisting our displaced neighbors move more quickly into permanent home environments—with appropriate services and support—minimizing the time they spend in shelters or on the street.
A Home for Good: How Rapid Re-Housing Works
There are three core components of Rapid Re-Housing: housing identification, rent and housing assistance (financial), and case management and services.
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