Homelessness Prevention

Helping Families Stay Housed

In the struggle to end homelessness, our most critical challenge is preventing it from happening in the first place as well as helping formerly homeless households to avoid relapsing into shelter. Through Nazareth Housing’s Housing Stability Support Project (HSSP), formerly homeless families receive extensive ongoing case management and frequent check-ins from caseworkers to ensure retention of housing and financial stability.

This process includes:

Nazareth Housing is a HUD-certified housing counseling agency, helping families to enroll in affordable housing lotteries and to apply for supportive housing programs.

We provide 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 HSSP programming or be linked to an appropriate social service, government, or community-based organization.

Our expert staff help families find, apply to, and secure a wide range of benefits and entitlements that help families more easily forge a path towards independence.

Free one-on-one coaching for everything from credit repair, benefits screening, budgeting workshops, and free tax preparation.

Year-round programming designed to build housing and economic mobility while simultaneously nurturing emotional and physical wellness. Learn more.

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