Community Housing Connect 

Because No One Should Face Homelessness Alone

Community Housing Connect empowers Kent County families with minor dependent children who are experiencing a housing crisis to access services and supports, in order to:

  • Reduce the number of families who enter the homeless system
  • Shorten the length of time they experience homelessness
  • Increase their connections to resources to address unmet needs
  • Increase access to safe and affordable permanent housing
  • Improve their overall experience

Below you’ll find a description of minimal eligibility requirements and the services available to help get you and your family started on your housing plan.

WE HAVE HELP FOR FAMILIES.

Who are currently homeless

Fleeing a dangerous situation without other housing options

At-risk of becoming homeless

Families qualify regardless of age, race, religion, percieved or actual sexual orientation, identity or marital status.

STEP 1: HERE TO HELP.

My Housing Connect is for Kent County Families experiencing a housing crisis: A family is defined as having at least one adult 18 or older, and at least one dependent child under 18, including pregnant women, with household income at or below 50% AMI.

STEP 2: WE CAN HELP.

A Community Solutions Specialist may be able to help you and your family with:

  • Assistance to help secure or maintain housing in the rental market
  • Service linkages to help resolve the difficulties of family violence
  • Establishing temporary accommodations
  • Mediating and resolving housing-related conflict
  • Connecting to the services you want and building a support network

STEP 3: A PLAN.

If these services can help you and your family with your housing crisis please click the start my housing plan button

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 Other community resources.

If you are having a housing crisis and don’t meet the qualifications for My Housing Connect, please contact the United Way 211 for immediate referral assistance.

 

 

If you are in immediate danger due to violience in your home, please call 911 or the Domestic Violence Center at 616-451-2744