Family Services - Assists individuals and families to meet their basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter, and health. A variety of services are provided including advocacy, case management, counseling and referrals, home management skill-building, financial workshops and training. Specific assistance includes: food, rent/mortgage assistance, day bus pass, personal items, and prescription fulfillment. During the holiday season families in need are provided food baskets and toys.
The Homeless Project - Provides services to individuals and families who have been homeless or “at risk” of becoming homeless with support services to help them stabilize into affordable, safe, permanent housing. The goal is to reduce incidence of homelessness or relocation that negatively impacts school performance and neighborhood stability.
The Family Support Partner Program - Provides individual support and education to families going through the juvenile justice system with their child. We ensure families understand the proceedings and become active partners in planning for their child.
Baden Street Settlement
Office For People With Developmental Disabilities – The program includes Medicaid service coordination, which assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families gain services and support to meet their needs. We also educate families about specific disabilities and managing techniques. The Out Of Home Respite provides after school activities and recreation.
George C. Simmons Counseling and Support Center - The Center maintains an environment that fosters positive choices and alternatives for improved quality of life through the delivery of comprehensive, integrated services including individual and group counseling and case management to overcome issues of substance abuse for individuals ages 18 and older.
The Emergency and Family Assistance Department - Assists residents to meet basic family needs. Families and individuals seeking emergency assistance will be able to resolve immediate needs for food, clothing, rent/mortgage, transportation, vital records, advocacy and identify steps to avoid repeat crisis. Additionally, families and individuals will be referred to other services such as substance abuse treatment programs, case management services, and job training or employment programs as needed. The goal of The Emergency and Family Assistant Department is to assist resident s to become financially self-sufficient.
Charles Settlement House
Family Services Department - Provides emergency food through its on-site food cupboard, as well as holiday baskets. A clothing closet offers essential clothes, coats, and shoes year-round to adults and children in need. Our case workers assist adults with employment, housing, agency forms, advocacy, counseling, budgeting & financial literacy, home repairs and lead remediation, and service coordination. Our bilingual (English/Spanish) staff provides translation services. Caseworkers help families resolve crises and work toward increased stability and improved quality of life.
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