The Homeless Prevention Case Manager will provide homeless prevention services (HP) as part of Coordinated Entry in Suburban Cook County. Coordinated Entry (CE) is a community-wide system to standardize and expedite the process by which people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness access housing and homeless resources. Through CE, people experiencing homelessness are matched to services and housing based on their preferences and level of need.
The Homeless Prevention Case Manager is responsible for evaluating referrals for homeless prevention assistance to determine eligibility for financial assistance, helping eligible participants complete their applications and to help establish payment plans with landlords and direct participants toward resources to assist with securing affordable housing when needed. The HP Case Manager will provide financial literacy/budget counseling and case management referrals for supportive services to help participants develop ongoing stability plans.