Posted on August 9, 2019
To support staffing for the implementation of the Individualized Placement and Support (“IPS”) Program in their supportive transitional and permanent housing programs for youth exiting homelessness. A top-tier, evidence-based practice model, IPS has been proven to increase positive employment and mental health outcomes among vulnerable youth. They expect that this will lead to better financial and wellness outcomes for the youth they serve by providing them with a bridge from poverty to opportunity and self-sufficiency. Through this program, they will serve 100 young adults per year whose behavioral health issues might typically hinder them from engaging in, or even seeking, employment. Covenant House New York helps teenagers and young adults turn the tragedy of homelessness, abandonment, and exploitation into an opportunity for growth and transformation by providing comprehensive residential care and services.