GETTING CONNECTED

All referrals for Ally’s Housing Support program are received by SMAC

Coordinated Entry System, Dakota County Corrections, and Dakota County Emergency Shelters.  

To be eligible for a Housing Assessment that will enter into the housing priority pool for the SMAC Coordinated Entry System a person must meet :  currently HUD homeless OR are currently LTH AND have been HUD homeless in the past 90 days are eligible for Step 2

 

STEPS TO TAKE:

1.    Call Dakota County’s Housing Crisis Line at 651-554-5751

2.    Complete Intake Housing Assessment with a county or Ally housing assessor

(this assessment will be used to determine your housing service needs and if eligible place you on the SMAC Coordinated Entry priority pool)

STAY IN TOUCH!

You will be placed on the priority list that matches your housing needs if you qualify.  

It is important to stay in touch with your assessor so they and/or a housing provider

can reach you when your name comes up on the list.

Coordinated Entry Priority Pool Housing Options

All housing with a homelessness requirement

►Rapid Re-Housing

►Transitional Housing

►Supportive Housing

►Rapid Re-Housing

►3-24 months of rental assistance and case management

►Client works with case manager to find an apartment in the community

►Can remain in apt after program ends

►Transitional Housing

►Usually 24 months of rental assistance and case management

►Site-based (SMAC only has 1 of these)

►Must move out when program ends

►Permanent Supportive Housing

►Non-time limited rental assistance and case management

►May be eligible to receive a Section 8 voucher after 2 years of good rental history

►Includes GRH/Housing Support

NON-Coordinated Entry Housing Options: 

►CADI waiver housing

►Customized Living

►Affordable Housing

►Section 42

►Other low-rent apartments (not subsidized)

►Subsidized Housing

►Housing Choice Vouchers

►Project-based Section 8

►Public Housing

►Non-LTH Housing Support

►Roommates

CONTACT US

OUR NETWORK

 

We are currently working with a network of landlords

in these cities in Dakota County:

Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings,

Hampton, Lakeville, West St. Paul, South St. Paul,

Burnsville and Inver Grove Heights.

HOMELESS OUTREACH REFERALS CAN COME FROM ANY SOURCE

While we work closely with Dakota County and its local police agencies, to identify and serve street homeless individuals, referrals can also come from ANYBODY seeing a need to connect a homeless individual to homeless outreach services. 

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