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HOT Team – one team conducts targeted outreaches throughout Palm Beach County, focusing on areas of high concentration of homeless individuals; they will respond to community requests; and complete SPDATs in the field.

 

Housing Focused Outreach Teams – two teams work with a caseload of the most vulnerable homeless individuals – engaging in regular housing focused discussion and activities, taking them to see housing alternatives and place in housing.

 

Senator Philip D. Lewis Center – Homeless Services staff will assess individuals at the Lewis Center for Housing Focused Services and provide Case Management to homeless individuals in transition.

 

Housing First Program – cases are intensive and require close monitoring of clients in the early stages. As the Housing First program expands, case managers will be reassigned to meet the increasing need.

 

Emergency Housing Program – short term halfway house placement with immediate goal of housing. Discussions focus on what is needed to become housed.

 

Extended Care for persons applying for Social Security under SSI interim assistance and SOAR process, but not in need of personal care assistance.

 

Assisted Living Program Homeless individuals are assessed for placement based upon medical need for personal care pending Social Security application for disability under SSI interim assistance and SOAR process.

 

 

Programs

 
 

Disaster Recovery Case Management

 
Disaster Recovery Case Management Services are provided in response to a federal disaster being declared in Palm Beach County. The Division of Human Services oversees and case manages those individuals/families that are seeking home repair assistance not covered by insurance, FEMA, or other sources. Currently, individuals may be self-referred or be referred by the Palm Beach County Disaster Recovery Coalition. No new cases are being accepted at this time. The Division will be in this role for any future federally declared disasters in Palm Beach County.
 

Important Links - Resource Numbers

 
  • PBC Palm Tran: 561-841-4200
  • Palm Tran CONNECTION: 561-649-9838
  • Area Agency on Aging's Elder Helpline:1-866-684-5885