Commission AmeriCorps State Fixed Amount Grants FY 2012
Front Steps will continue its successful AmeriCorps homeless case management program through the Keep Austin Housed collaborative in Austin, Texas. The 8-agency partnership will serve the full range of homeless adults, families with children and youth, including teen parents. Twenty-three members will provide intensive case management, mentorship and other supportive services to help clients develop skills for independent living including obtaining income, job development skills, employment and obtaining and maintaining long-term affordable housing. Case management is defined as a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual's holistic needs through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective outcomes.