The KIND (Keeping Independent Needs Defined) program is a Joint TH (Transitional Housing) and RR (Rapid Re-housing) program to assist individuals and families who's head of household is between the ages of 18 and 24.
The core elements of the KIND program are:
1). Stable Housing
2). Education and Employment
3). Social and Emotional Well-being
4). Permanent Connections
The Joint TH portion of the program assists homeless youth in a crisis situation get into temporary housing to address their immediate housing needs. Then they are offered RR to assist them in getting rapidly re-housed and into permanent housing. While on the program youth will have the opportunity to participate in case management to address specific barriers the family may be experiencing.
The KIND program coverage area is: Buffalo, Hall, Adams and Custer counties.
Contacts: Jennifer Foster, KIND Specialist at 308-385-5500 or Keli Forney, Family Outreach Director at 308-745-0780