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Homeless Prevention

Helping Individuals, Family Stay Housed

In helping to end homelessness, our most critical challenge is preventing it happening in the first place as well as helping formerly homeless households to avoid relapsing into shelter.

Through Vast Homes Housing Stability Support Project, formerly homeless families receive extensive ongoing case management and frequent check-ins from case workers to ensure retention of housing and financial stability.

Eviction prevention support provides targeted assistance to individuals and families experiencing challenges that threaten housing stability,  Clients facing rent or utility arrears, unexpected medical costs, and other urgent family needs may be helped directly through VHSSP programming or be linked to an appropriate social service, government, or Community-based organization.

  • Housing Counseling– Personalized plans to assists with landlord relations, rehousing, and safety.

  • Eviction Prevention– Serves families that need assistance with rent and utility arrears, unexpected medical costs, and other urgent family needs that threaten housing stability.

  • Financial Coaching– Free-one on one coaching for everyone from credit repair, benefits screening, budgeting workshops, and free tax preparation.

  • LifeLab– Year-round programming designed to build housing and economic mobility while simultaneously nurturing emotional and physical wellness.