Capstone Project (Open Access)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Health, Human Services and Public Policy
Interim Inc focuses on providing permanent supportive housing for adults with psychiatric disabilities and dealing with homelessness. The waitlist for Interim’s properties are extremely long leaving people on the waitlist still homeless. The purpose of the project is to provide informational pamphlets to residents and to people on the waitlist. There are two different pamphlets. One is for residents that need the support in clarification of the programs that Interim offers since there is still confusion among residents. The other pamphlet is full of resources that people can access while still finding themselves homeless. The expected outcome is for both populations to have the support that they need.
The results are ongoing and will need long-term help. These vouchers are to be given to new and current residents. The other pamphlet is to be given to people who are on the waitlist, to be displayed on the offices and can also be given to current tenants to share with friends and family that might find themselves homeless. The project did meet the expected outcomes because I know this will make a difference. The next steps for the agency can definitely implement an anonymous questionnaire just as the first step of my project because it gives the power to the residents to feel more welcomed in being honest in what other ways Interim can offer support.
Avalos, Heidy, "Transition from Homeless to Homed" (2022). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 1344.