ATTENTION LANDLORDS: DO YOU OWN RENTAL HOUSING?
We are happy to announce that we received a grant to hire a Housing Navigator. Welcome Lava Phillips-De Spain. She can help fill your units! This position allows Lakeshore Community Action Program to more quickly locate affordable, decent housing for those in need and to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief and a one-time event. If you are a landlord or know of open units in our service area, please contact:
Lava at 920.686.8776 or email@example.com
Lakeshore CAP has funding available to prevent homelessness or to house those who recently experienced homelessness. Eligible housing must be in our service area — the counties of Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Door and Kewaunee.
Call or email us today to add your name, property management company or apartment complex to our Landlord Listing. We provide this list to all households seeking safe rental housing.
HUD Multifamily Housing News
We are pleased to provide you with resources to help ensure that residents of Multifamily properties are receiving stimulus payments, staying safe, and are aware of pertinent information related to the pandemic. Here is the full News Release: Stimulus, Vaccines and COVID. Please share these resources with your communities.
- Stimulus Payments
- Use this website to make sure you receive your payment or track the status.
- IRS Resources
- New Multifamily Guidance
- Getting Your Vaccine
- Internet Access
The Connections Counts Program serves families in Manitowoc County. This voluntary resource and referral program focuses on households with at least one child in the home under the age of five. The Community Connector provides education and support, evaluates and documents parent/caregiver strengths and needs, and assists families in developing a goal plan. This position also includes providing outreach to families in various settings to promote home visiting programs, attending community outreach events and gathering data to enter into database systems. See Lakeshore Community Action Program’s Connections Count Program at: https://lakeshorecap.org/connections-count/
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide regularly scheduled visits for individualized parent education and support based on the family’s needs
- Build a trusting relationship with the family
- Build on the family’s strengths
- Interact with families in a culturally sensitive manner
- Provide an ongoing assessment of the family’s strengths and needs
- Provide strength-based, family-centered support as necessary
- Refer to other community resources as needed
- Maintain sustained contact with the household through regularly scheduled home visits
- Conduct third-party verification of services received
- Provide follow-up with the family and serve as a family advocate when necessary
- Maintain records, intake forms, statistical data, and other documentation
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree; Associate Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred or two years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Lived experience such as receiving services as a parent or for a child preferred.
Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance. Mileage for traveling to work-related outreach events and meetings is reimbursed by the agency.
Applicants must be willing to complete a background check in accordance with local law and regulations.
This position is 35 hours per week.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Lakeshore Community Action Program
PO Box 2315
Manitowoc, WI 54221-2315
Lakeshore CAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
2021 Sheboygan County Warming Center is Open!
We have worked hard to prepare for the Warming Center to open it’s doors on January 4th. Please take note of the changes this year. The Warming Center will be open January and February, Monday-Thursday, from 7 PM until 7:30 AM. 828 New Jersey Ave (St. Cyril Methodius Catholic Church Hall). Follow us at:
Guests arrive between 7:00pm and 7:45pm. After that they may only gain admittance with a police referral. Guests leaving after 7:45pm. may not re-enter. Guest limit of 20 due Covid-19 concerns. More information at: Warming Center Website
We do not have enough volunteers this year to be open 7 days a week. If you can, please VOLUNTEER! The Center also needs supplies that are listed on our Facebook page.
If you are facing homelessness in Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Door or Kewaunee County, click here: Lakeshore CAP’s Supportive Housing Program
2021 Sheboygan County Warming Center Needs VOLUNTEERS!
Please see this PDF document for information on the potential for a Warming Center in January and February 2021. Volunteers needed! Click on link to lend your support!
We are also in need of supplies. More information at: Warming Center Facebook and Warming Center Website
Your support and contributions will enable us to help provide shelter for our homeless community during the coldest winter months. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
Please send your gifts (Check by mail) payable to:Sheboygan County Warming Center, 1248 Lincoln Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081. Thank you for your support of this important community mission.
If you are facing homelessness in Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Door or Kewaunee County, click on Lakeshore CAP’s Supportive Housing Program