This page contains a number of program operation resources to support grantees in designing and implementing their program.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Sample SSVF Job Description for SSVF Program
Director – Grantee Example is a sample employment announcement, developed by one SSVF program, for use in hiring and training new SSVF Program Director. Consult this job description
for developing your own SSVF program’s list of responsibilities and qualifications for this key SSVF staff position.
Sample SSVF Job Description for SSVF Case Manager –
Grantee Example is a sample employment announcement, developed by one SSVF program, for use in hiring and training new SSVF case management staff. Consult
this job description for developing your own SSVF program’s list of responsibilities and qualifications for this key SSVF staff position.
WORKING WITH OTHER SSVF PROVIDERS
Continuum of Care and Coordinated Entry
Implementing Coordinated/Centralized Intake This webinar presents the benefits of coordinated/centralized intake
and the different models or adaptations that can help meet the needs of different communities, as well as practical solutions for overcoming challenges related to implementation.
Resource Strategies for Homeless Veterans (2011) This presentation
covers: 1.) The basics of Veteran-Specific federal funding programs & their coordination; and 2.) Strategies to coordinate the resources & programs in the VA system & Continuum of
Care (CoC) to better respond to needs of homeless veterans.
Staging the Community - This webinar covers how to implement coordinated outreach and establish needed
relationships and partnerships throughout the community.
Locator for Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Contacts is an online search tool, offered on the national Homeless Resource
Exchange webpage, that assists community organizations to identify their current lead contact within each local, homeless CoC. Use this locator to identify your SSVF program’s
own local CoC leads and engage these individuals as key contacts in your SSVF outreach efforts.
Sample Case Close Out Summary – Grantee Example is one SSVF
grantee’s simple tool designed as a final summation of the status of each SSVF participant’s status at the conclusion of their SSVF participation. Consider creating your own
version of this form to include in case files as a quick and easy reference pertaining to each SSVF case close out.
Sample Exit Interview Tool – Grantee Example is one SSVF
grantee’s simple tool developed to guide SSVF staff through their final telephone or in-person meeting with SSVF participants at the point of case close out. Consider adapting
this tool to serve as your program’s guide for gathering both close out status information and program satisfaction feedback from SSVF participants.
SSVF Developed Tools
Getting Your SSVF Program Started - A Leader's Perspective (2012) This webinar
from the October 25, 2012 SSVF Grantee National Call covers helpful topics that grantees should be doing to get their program started, including the new screening tool and quarterly
Building the Permanent Supportive Housing Pipeline
This toolkit contains resources that may be especially helpful to system planners, housing developers, and homeless service providers working to build their community’s
supportive housing stock.
Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System (2012)
This webinar covers what it means and takes to transform homeless services to crisis response systems that prevent homelessness and rapidly return people who experience
homelessness to stable housing.