Licking County Coalition for Housing

Program statistics for the fiscal year July 2014 through June 2015 included:

LCCH provided Transitonal Housing for 179 people (108 adults, 71 children) last year, in 44 TH units.  This was a 12% increase over the previous year. 78 of the 91 households who left the program entered permanent, stable housing, an impressive success rate of 83%. (Also an increase over 2014.)

Project Homeline met with over 872 clients last year, and handled 1,964 phone inquiries.    Homeline staff was able to provide housing options or make community referrals for 660 and financial assistance was provided for 212 households, in the amount of $45,251.  An additional 20 families were re-housed with the help of The Salvation Army in Central Ohio.

LCCH staff provided 163 Coordinated Intakes/Assessments to unsheltered households needing emergency housing assistance.

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Last program year (10/1/2014-9/30/2015) 231 militay households contacted Supportive Service for Veteran Families (SSVF).  Of that number 53 were literally homeless and provided with housing, 42 were assisted to avoid homelessness, and 136 were linked with other resources in the community.  The SSVF grant was renewed for another year.  LCCH also received and updated a single-family home to be used as housing for a homeless SSVF-eligible veteran.

The property management team maintained 12 single family homes for over 35 adults with developmental disabilities.  385 work orders were completed, new flooring was installed at several properties and substantial upgrades were made to a single-family home for the SSVF program.

23 IRS-certified community volunteers contributed 724 hours to the VITA program in 2015, preparing 918 tax returns. $1,093,974 in federal and state refunds were due to LCCH/VITA clients, whose average AGI was $17,272.

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Many groups and individuals gave their time and talents to support LCCH programs and activities, providing over 1225 volunteer hours to the agency this year, in a variety of capacities.