New Orleans, LA, January 13, 2015
Easter Seals Louisiana has been awarded a contract to provide case management services and rental assistance to twenty-two (22) formerly homeless persons in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes.
Services will be provided under the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) model. The goal of these services will be to assist those coming into the program obtain and maintain stable housing. The persons served will be referred through a coordinated assessment system administered by UNITY of Greater New Orleans, the lead agency managing the homeless Continuum of Care for New Orleans and Jefferson Parish. To qualify, persons served must have a verifiable disability or substance abuse disorder.
“Easter Seals Louisiana is excited about this partnership with UNITY,” said Tracy Garner, Easter Seals Louisiana President & CEO. “We have provided similar housing services in Shreveport and Monroe for a number of years and we are eager to expand our expertise in these services to the Greater New Orleans area.”
Those interested in more information on the program and its areas of services can contact Cicely Campbell at (504) 523-7325 or Donald Cowdin at 318-221-8244.
For more information about Easter Seals Louisiana and the services provided across the State, please visit our website at www.laeasterseals.com.