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Resources by Audience: Case Manager/Outreach Worker

Case managers work directly with homeless persons or persons at-risk of homelessness, serving a variety of individual client needs. Case managers are likely to seek easy-to-use resources and tools that can assist with everyday responsibilities, such as client intake and assessment, helping clients obtain mainstream benefits and services, and providing housing search assistance. Outreach workers also work closely with persons experiencing homelessness, though outreach workers are typically tasked with bringing persons living on the street into the service system. As a result, outreach workers are likely to seek practical, hands-on resources and tools on topics ranging from effective engagement and assessment techniques to serving persons with mental illness and substance abuse problems. In particular, identifying and serving people who are chronically homeless is often a priority for outreach workers.

Case Manager/Outreach Worker Resources for Topic "Housing Project Development"

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Non-Governmental Organization icon Between the Lines: A Question and Answer Guide on Legal Issues in Supportive Housing This guide is intended primarily for supportive-housing providers, but may also be useful for government agency staff, supportive housing advocates, and tenants seeking inform....  More
HUD icon NIMBY Risk Assessment and Decision Tree Tool Mar 2010 This tool is intended for case managers, outreach workers, CoC administrators, and program directors seeking information on building community support and overcoming NIMBYism....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon A Guide To Federal Housing and Community Development Programs for Small Towns and Rural Areas Jan 2003 A tool for rural communities to identify public resources that may be used to meet low-income housing needs. Section III is on Homeless Assistance Programs.  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Services and Case Management: Developing the Program (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training administrative and supervisory level staff to to design a services program in a supportive-housing project. Pa....  More
HUD icon Placemakers: A Guide to Developing Housing for Homeless People Jan 2001 This guide is intended for organizations looking for advice about creating housing for homeless people. The compilation of presentations, stories, and tools specific to develo....  More
HUD icon In from the Cold: Safe Havens for Homeless People Oct 1999 This toolkit is intended for those seeking information on creating effective Safe Havens for homeless individuals with serious mental illnesses. It was developed by experts in....  More
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