Career Learning for Adult Self-Sufficiency (CLASS)

New Orleans Mayor, HUD Officials & Homeless Services Release 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness in New Orleans

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On December 02, 2011 (EST)

ACTION

• Develop proactive intervention programs that work closely with the public school systems to

prevent vulnerable children from becoming homeless youth.

• Develop diversion programs for youth that have recently become homeless, or those at imminent

risk who are living in temporary housing situations.

• Expand employment opportunities for youth through the development of apprenticeship opportunities

and mentorship programs in partnership with the New Orleans business community.

• Establish a one-stop shop that provides wraparound health, employment, education and case

management services in a safe environment for unaccompanied youth population.

• Build additional housing capacity for youth within the homeless system.

• Develop effective discharge planning to prevent youth exiting foster care or the juvenile justice

system from being discharged into homelessness.



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