Our mission is to help homeless families achieve self-sufficiency through our Homeless Self-Sufficiency program. This program provides one year of transitional housing, case management, life skills training, and budget and credit counseling to help homeless households get back on their feet.
July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016
This fiscal year, Partners in Housing received 1,043 applications for assistance. With 60 transitional housing units we were able to assist 139 households, comprised of 424 people, 148 adults and 276 children, the highest number of people served in our history.
A total of 67 Partner households graduated from our program this fiscal year after passing the introductory period of 90 days and staying up to 12 months. Of these graduating households:
- 84% moved to stable, long-term housing (projected 83%)
- 79% increased their income (projected 80%)
- 67% improved their employment situation – found employment, received a promotion, gained benefits, or secured a job with better pay, better hours or more advancement potential (projected 72%)
- 45% improved their formal education, earning a GED, degree or professional certificate, or making substantial progress with the intent to finish (projected 50%)
- 81% improved their job preparedness, learning skills to help find, secure and maintain employment including, job search skills, resume writing, interviewing skills and communication in the workplace (projected 81%)
- 90% improved their overall self-sufficiency, showing increased confidence, accountability, and the application of new life skills (projected 90%)