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Homeless Prevention Programs

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Homeless Prevention Programs for Homeless Persons
Agency Address Category of Service # of Adult Units or Open Files
Catholic Charities
Gayle Doucette
216-781-8262 (to access neighborhood-based offices) Emergency Housing Assistance
  • Serves 150 low income families a year
  • Provides assistance to prevent eviction or utility shut offs
150 house-holds/year
Cleveland Housing Network
Kate Monter
216-574-7100 Eviction prevention for Residents of CHN Housing
  • Provides rent and utility assistance, in combination with case management to prevent evictions from CHN housing
140 House-holds/year
Cleveland Mediation Center
Dan Joyce, ED
216-621-1919 ext. 108 Landlord/Tenant Mediation to Prevent Evictions
  • Provides past rent as part of mediation
520 House-holds/year
Cleveland Tenants Organization
Mike Piepsny, ED
216-432-0617 Outreach, information and referral
  • Provides information and referrals to households that have received a court issued “Notice of an Eviction Action”
260 House-holds evictions prevented
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
Evelyn Rice
Appt. Line: 216-518-4013 Emergency Housing Assistance
  • Provides first month’s rent/security deposit
  • Provides utility assistance to prevent homelessness
226 House-holds/year
Elaine Gimmel
216-961-9690 Emergency Housing or Utility Assistance to Prevent Homelessness
  • Targets families with adults or children that have disabilities
550 House-holds/year
Veterans Services Commission
Robert Schloendorn, ED
216-698-2615 Homeless Prevention Assistance
  • Provides prevention assistance to Honorably Discharged Veterans