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Case Management – Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing

Date Published: October 2009

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This document explores the role of case management in preventing homelessness and in rapidly returning homeless individuals and families to housing stability. Tasks such as assessment and planning are described, providing the case manager specific information about case management within the HPRP program. The document can also be useful for system planners who are considering job descriptions, performance measures, and contract provisions within the HPRP program. A “Case Scenario” is included in this document to demonstrate how a potential client’s or household’s needs may or may not be addressed through the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program and how a case manager can work with individuals or families to plan the right mix of services. Case Scenario boxes are presented throughout this document to illustrate how case management principles can be applied to a household.

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Tags: Homelessness Prevention and Assistance - Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Homelessness Prevention and Assistance - Support Services HPRP Program Administration - Client Housing and Service Plans Services - Addressing Community Needs

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  • Advocates for Human Potential
  • Cloudburst Consulting Group
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