Supportive Services

Due to the COVID-19 Shelter-in-place order, StreetWise Support Services are limited to meals to go, toiletries and hygiene kits, masks/gloves, and resources/referrals for emergency cash assistance.

StreetWise hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.

 

Support Services help eliminate barriers to work and employment while offering dignity and compassion.  Services include, but are not limited to:

    • Free hot meals provided daily in the StreetWise Café
    • Access to emergency and employment clothing 
    • Distribute toiletries and hygiene kits
    • Case management to connect participants with additional resources to meet basic needs 
    • Referrals for housing and legal
    • Financial and Computer literacy workshops
    • Assistance connecting to public benefits, including SNAP, medical, disability, social security, free/reduce transportation and other assistance
    • Homeless certification letters to access housing and transportation subsidies
    • Help securing vital records i.e. State ID and birth certificate
    • A stable address to receive U.S. mail, essential for engaging with potential employers and government agencies
    • Use of telephone and cell phone charging stations
    • Crisis counseling as well as Substance abuse and Mental Health support and referral

Contact: Amanda Jones
Email: ajones@streetwise.org
Phone: 773-334-6600