HOUSING SYSTEM NAVIGATION

What we do

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The Housing System Navigation program bridges the gap between individuals experiencing chronic homelessness and their ability to enter Permanent Supportive Housing. Housing Navigators meet clients where they are at, cater to their choices, and break down barriers that usually keep individuals from entering affordable housing by providing these services:

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How we do it

The Housing System Navigation program is available to individuals experiencing chronic homelessness and who are matched to Permanent Supportive Housing through Chicago's Coordinated Entry System (CES). Housing Navigators will conduct street outreach and in-reach at shelters and other community agencies such as food pantries and drop-in centers to locate matched individuals and enroll them in the HSN program. Once enrolled, each Navigator will provide supportive services until they are housed in a PSH program.

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