Among homeless individuals with mental illness receiving Housing First (HF) services, the likelihood of finding employment was higher for those who agreed to participate in a supported employment program. About 69% of homeless individuals with mental illness receiving Housing First (HF) services expressed a desire to find competitive employment. The HF model is a recovery-oriented approach to ending homelessness that centers on quickly moving people experiencing homelessness into independent and permanent housing, and then providing additional supports and services as needed to help them maintain stable housing. The additional supports include intensive case management (ICM) for those with mild . . .
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