Compass Family Services helps homeless families and families at imminent risk for homelessness to achieve housing stability, family well-being, and self-sufficiency. Our six programs provide services to more than 5,000 parents and children each year, 50% of whom are under age 18. Of our 80+ staff members, 57% are people of color, 73% are women, and more than 20% have been homeless and bring firsthand knowledge to their work with clients.
-Assistance to locate and maintain safe, permanent housing
-Rental subsidies coupled with intensive case management to address:
-Education and professional goals,
-Self-sufficiency skills like how to find resources or advocate for their families,
-Organizing expenses and effectively managing money,
-Maintaining a safe and healthy household,
-Fortifying their children's developmental and educational success,
-Maintaining good physical and mental well-being for the entire family through preventative care and awareness.
-Intensive case management and rental subsidies specifically targeted to families fleeing domestic violence through our Housing Access Project (HAP)
-Interest free loans for move-in costs, deposits, back rent, debt payment, and outstanding bills through our Rental Assistance Project (RAP)
-Access to a food pantry, clothing closet, personal hygiene products, diapers and baby supplies, and transportation assistance
-Access to enriching educational and recreational activities for their children.