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Emergency Assistance includes emergency payments for past due electric/gas and rent to prevent disconnection or eviction and rental assistance.
Food Assistance includes food pantries and commodity food for qualified individuals and families at sites throughout the tri-county area.
Temporary Shelter for single women and families in Van Buren and Cass Counties.
Housing Assessment and Resource Agency - SMCAA is the HARA for a coordinated system of delivery for homeless and housing services in Van Buren County. This includes prevention and rapid rehousing.
Housing Support includes Permanent Supportive Housing and supportive service coordination for eligible clients.
Client Development & Educationincludes group and one-on-one activities that help individuals repair bad credit, build savings, and prepare for homeownership.
Family Self-Sufficiency provides for coordination of local, community-based resources that promote economic independence for families living in assisted housing.
Home Weatherization & Energy Education includes installation of energy efficient devices, information and education to help reduce energy use for qualified individuals and families.
Housing Development includes home rehabilitation, and emergency repairs for qualified individuals and families: Home Acquisition, Development and Resale (ADR).
WAP News Release April 24, 2020