Coordinated Entry ensures that access to homeless services in Vermont is streamlined and that households who are experiencing homelessness, or are at-risk of homelessness, are able to quickly access the appropriate assistance without having to contact or be turned away from multiple agencies.
Family Supportive Housing Program
The Family Supportive Housing Program (FSH) is a permanent supportive housing program for homeless or at-risk families with minor children in Rutland County. The program includes individualized, family-centered case management services. Each family works one-on-one with an FSH coordinator to achieve goals developed by the family with their ‘team’ of service providers. The goal of the FSH program is to address obstacles or challenges regarding housing needs, acquire stable housing, and provide up to 24 months of support and services.
Landlord Liaison Project
The collaboration of Landlords, Property Management Companies, Tenants, and the Homeless Prevention Center to meet mutual needs around housing.
HPC provides outreach, case management, supportive services, information and referral, linkages to mainstream supports, advocacy, housing assistance, community reintegration and employment/volunteer referral for homeless individuals with mental illness in Rutland County through the (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) PATH grant.
This program is designed to provide in-home and community-based services for at least 14 chronically homeless individuals through utilization of Shelter Plus Care subsidies and a mobile support team.
Transitional Housing for Re-Entry
In collaboration with the Department of Corrections, HPC provides intense case management and temporary housing for men and women transitioning back into the community.