If you are receiving services through another agency and you are homeless, your case manager can complete our Community Referral form for us to reach out to you.
Our Programs & Services
We work with survivors of domestic violence to support them and connect them with services. We provide access to transitional housing, emergency shelter, important information and referrals to legal assistance, counseling, transportation, and health care.
Wayne CoC offers shelter for both individuals and families. The length of stay is usually 30-90 days. Our shelter programs are housing focused, serving as bridges between literal homelessness and positive, permanent housing.
Transitional Housing equips people with supportive services needed to re-enter permanent housing. Lengths of stay are between two weeks and twenty four months. .
Targets individuals who have a disability or families that include a child or member with a disability; provides long-term rental assistance and wrap-around supportive services for individuals that previously experienced homelessness.
Serves as refuge for people who are experiencing homelessness and have a serious, persistent mental illness. It is geared towards homeless individuals who, perhaps because of their illness, have refused help, or have been denied or removed from other homeless programs.
Our Street Outreach team provides street-based services to people living in unsheltered locations, such as cars, parks, abandoned buildings, encampments, and on the streets. The team works to connect individuals and families to housing and supportive services who might not otherwise seek assistance or come to the attention of the homelessness service system.
The goal of this program is prevent individuals and families who have just lost their housing or are at imminent of homelessness from experiencing unsheltered homelessness or entering a shelter. We use problem-solving interventions to secure safe alternative housing.
Connects families and individuals experiencing homelessness to permanent housing through a tailored package of assistance that may include the use of time-limited financial assistance and targeted supportive services.
The PATH project targets people with serious mental illness, including those who are also dealing with substance use disorders, and are experiencing homelessness. The SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery program (SOAR) works with these individuals to connect them to disability income benefit programs.
Our SSVF program works to assist very low income Veteran families living in or transitioning into permanent housing. This program provides supportive services designed to promote housing stability for veterans and their families.
The CERA program provides rental and utility assistance for eligible landlords and renter households. Low-income households based on Wayne County income thresholds who also have had a hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can receive assistance.