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Special Needs/Populations

    Results: 7

  • Cultural Transition Facilitation (2)
    PH-1450

    Cultural Transition Facilitation

    PH-1450

    Programs that help arriving refugees, immigrants and repatriated persons settle and make an adjustment to the traditions, values and lifestyles of their adopted country.
  • Day Shelters (1)
    BH-1800.8500-170

    Day Shelters

    BH-1800.8500-170

    Programs that provide a temporary place for homeless people who work second or third shifts to sleep during the day until they are able to find permanent housing.
  • Employment Documentation/Verification (1)
    ND-1600

    Employment Documentation/Verification

    ND-1600

    Programs that issue or assist people to obtain documentation which officially affirms that they are eligible for paid employment and may be hired into an available position or may work under specified circumstances.
  • Errand Running/Shopping Assistance for Older Adults (1)
    PH-3300.1800 * YB-8000

    Errand Running/Shopping Assistance * Older Adults

    PH-3300.1800 * YB-8000

    Programs that offer the services of individuals who are available to make short trips to purchase groceries, pick up prescriptions, withdraw or deposit money in the bank, drop off or retrieve laundry and do other small tasks for older adults, people with disabilities and other individuals who cannot leave their homes or are otherwise unable or prefer not to perform these tasks for themselves.

    Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.

  • Homeless Drop In Centers (5)
    BH-1800.3500

    Homeless Drop In Centers

    BH-1800.3500

    Centers where homeless people can spend time during the day or evening. Services may include counseling and/or medication monitoring on a formal or informal basis; personal hygiene supplies; facilities for showering, shaving, napping, laundering clothes, making necessary telephone calls or attending to other personal needs; and other basic supportive services. Some centers may also provide meals or facilities for cooking. Programs that focus on homeless youth may provide case management, living skills training, family reunification assistance, classes and other educational supports, pre-employment training, health education (including HIV prevention), help in obtaining valid ID and other services that help youth successfully exit street life and transition to independent living.
  • Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing (1)
    BH-8400.3000

    Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing

    BH-8400.3000

    Programs that provide affordable, community-based housing for individuals and families who have experienced long-term or chronic homelessness and have been diagnosed as having a physical or developmental disability, a severe mental illness, substance abuse problems or HIV/AIDS; or are members of another designated group within the homeless population. Structures may include apartments, single-family houses, duplexes, group homes or single-room occupancy housing. Permanent supportive housing programs generally provide residents with the rights of tenancy under state or local landlord/tenant laws and are linked to services designed to meet residents' needs. Supportive services vary depending on the resident population. Most programs offer some type of case management and housing support, but may also offer more intensive mental health, substance abuse, vocational, employment or other services which help promote independent living. Supportive services may be offered on-site or off-site, or be provided by a mobile service team.
  • LGBTQ Inclusive (1)
    YZ-2500

    LGBTQ Inclusive

    YZ-2500

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of GLBT individuals and their interests. The GLBT population includes gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender individuals, intersexed individuals, gender questioning youth and others with gender identity issues.