Supported Employment
http://homeless.samhsa.gov/Channel/Supported-Employment-513.aspx
7/31/2014 1:37 PM

Evidence-based Practices and Innovations

Supported Employment

Services in Supportive Housing grantees, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), are at the for front of service delivery. The grantees utilize evidence-based practices, which support consumers as they move out of homelessness and into homes. This page focuses on one specific evidence-based practice, including research, implementation information and guides.

The resources found on this page provide information about the evidence-based practice Supported Employment. Upon entering supportive housing, chronically homeless individuals often find themselves alone and develop feelings of isolation. Through the efforts of supportive employment programs these individuals are capable of re-engaging with the work force or entering into educational programs. These programs help to bolster the individuals self-worth and feelings of connectedness with society.