Mission: Welcome house provides a continuum of services that end homelessness and promote stability for each person we serve.
Programs: Service coordination includes assessment, outreach, case planning, financial education/budgeting and services (including payeeship), housing counseling, and referrals. Staff works with individuals and families to secure sufficient income, foster self-determination and stability and assist in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. Welcome house partners with other organizations to provide comprehensive services for the individuals and families served who struggle to sustain their basic needs due to mental illness, domestic violence, chemical dependency and/or other barriers to plan fulfillment.
housing service- the housing service area encompasses the emergency shelter for women and children, gardens apartments (for families working toward educational or vocational goals), kings crossing (housing for individuals and families with disabilities) and facilities maintenance.
the employment/benefits area includes the employment services and the social security outreach services. Employment specialists help with job readiness activities and assist in helping obtain and maintain stable employment. Individuals assessed to have a disability that prevents them from working are assisted with applying for social security disability. Welcome house is a vendor for the office of vocational rehabilitation to offer individuals support for employment. Clients are encouraged to pursue education and job training opportunities to help increase their income.