Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

Coordinated Entry

Standardized access, assessment, referral and housing placement for all people experiencing homelessness in Jasper and Newton Counties.
Assess & prioritize people for local housing programs that only serve people who are experiencing homelessness.
 

Contact:  Shonna Greninger 

Phone: 417-627-2039  Fax: 417-781-1234

Location:  Economic Security Corporation

302 Joplin, Joplin, MO 64801

Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:00 to 5:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinated assessment paves the way for more efficient homeless assistance systems by:

· Helping people move through the system faster by reducing the amount of time people spend moving from program to program before finding the right match.

· Reducing new entries into homelessness by consistently offering prevention and diversion resources upfront, reducing the number of people entering the system unnecessarily.

· Improving data collection and quality and providing accurate information on what kind of assistance clients need.

Please keep the following in mind

  • Completing the housing assessment does not guarantee housing.
  • This is not a housing waitlist, nor a housing application.
  • It is possible you may not be eligible for any current housing program openings.
  • There is no fixed timeline of when an agency may contact you for housing.
  • We will keep searching for a program until we find an opening for you, or you ask us to stop.
 

The Homeless Coalition's Coordinated Entry Approach,

Check out KOAM's Report about The Homeless Coalition's Housing Connect 

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