National Alliance to End Homelessness is non-profit organization offering several programs aimed at preventing homelessness. The first program is the Intervention Program, designed to assist people who are in danger of becoming homeless, due to eviction or foreclosure, with emergency rent and utility assistance, landlord-tenant mediation, legal aid to prevent eviction and family counseling. The second program is the Stabilization Program, designed to assist families who, due to such issues as unemployment, alcohol or substance abuse or domestic volatility, are in danger of becoming homeless. This program provides case management, budgeting assistance, and treatment for illness and family counseling. The final program is the Infrastructure Program, a community-based program designed to strengthen communities and reduce the threat of homelessness. For more information, call (202) 638-1526, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to 1518 K Street NW, Suite 206, Washington, DC 20005.
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Family Caregiver Support Network Living Options in Southeastern Wisconsin is designed to assist people, caregivers and professionals who are seeking appropriate living situations. Information is offered on skilled nursing care, assisted living, independent and semi-independent apartment communities, and at home services. You may requests printed lists by calling (414) 220-8600.
Options in Community Living, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization serving Dane County, Wisconsin. They provide residential support services to individuals with developmental disabilities that are 18 years of age or older. Services are tailored to each individuals needs and are designed to assist individuals live as independently as possible within their community. They offer assistance in locating housing, roommates or a home aid and also assist individuals obtain access to community resources. For more information about these and many other services, visit their website.
Tenant Resource Center, a non-profit organization located in Madison, Wisconsin, offers free counseling to tenants and landlords interested in learning more about their rental rights and responsibilities and local rental laws. They will further refer consumers to agencies for individualized assistance with such issues as housing discrimination and other housing disputes. They also offer a Housing Help Desk, which offers in-depth housing counseling relating to searching for housing, subsidized housing, as well as rental rights and responsibilities.
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