- Rapidly identifying and addressing the issues that may have contributed to an individual or family’s homelessness.
- Gathering information necessary to determine their most critical needs.
- Identifying primary goals and developing a case plan to help move the individual or family to self-sufficiency within a limited time frame.
- The first point-of-entry to the Center is the Coordinated Assessment Unit, where individuals and families are screened and assessed for medical, behavioral health, substance abuse, housing and employment needs.
- A comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment is completed by Master’s-level clinicians.
- Individuals and families admitted to the Center are assigned a case manager within 48 hours of arrival.
- 923 adults experiencing homelessness were assessed at the Central Housing Assistance Center.
- 923 adult program participants and 120 children received case management services.
Funders & Partners
Broward County Board of County Commissioners
Broward Health's Healthcare for the Homeless Program
Nova Southeastern University
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development