Serves senior and disabled citizens residing in public housing administered by St. Clair County Housing Authority
- Individualized Needs Assessment
- Advocacy and Complaint Resolution
- Linkage with SWIC/PSOP Programs
- Referrals to Service Providers
For more information, call 618-257-0011.
Individualized Needs Assessment
Service Coordination Program conducts individual needs assessments on all senior citizens and disabled persons who live in public subsidized housing in St. Clair County. SCP staff ensure support services are provided to senior residents as needed. Some services offered are, but not limited to: Circuit Breaker, Utility Payment Assistance, Recreation, etc.
SCP will investigate and intervene in housing matters which adversely affect seniors (e.g., denial of assistance, threat of eviction, poor quality or lack of service, discriminatory practices, intimidation or harassment, etc.).
Advocacy and Complaint Resolution
SCP provides advocacy related to the rights of older persons participating in and the quality and suitability of federally assisted housing programs. SCP staff disseminates information regarding available housing programs, eligibility requirements and application process. The Service Coordination Program also does counseling or assistance with matters that may affect or be influenced by housing problems.