Our housing program assists individuals who are homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless with temporary financial assistance and case management support in order to become self-sufficient.
Our housing program assists the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless through the following programs:
Due to the varying eligibility requirements of CCSOMO’s funding sources, which include federal grants, CCSOMO cannot guarantee assistance. Anyone experiencing homelessness, or who is at risk of homelessness, should call the nearest CCSOMO office to begin the process of determining their eligibility for assistance.
CCSOMO provides various homeless and homelessness prevention services. Housing case management is available for individuals and households that become established clients.
CCSOMO defines homelessness and at-risk of homelessness according to standards set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, meaning:
Individual or family who will imminently lose their primary nighttime residence, provided that:
Any individual or family who:
CCSOMO provides housing assistance to former offenders. This program can provide up to six months of housing assistance to enrollees.
Referrals must come from the prospective client’s Probation & Parole officer along with a signed Release of Information document. A CCSOMO case manager will contact the potential client to complete an initial screening form to assess upcoming needs.
In Greene County, prospective clients should call CCSOMO at 417-268-9998, or email email@example.com.
In Jasper, Barton, and Dade counties, prospective clients should call CCSOMO at 417-624-3790, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Stoddard, and Wayne counties, prospective clients should call CCSOMO at 573-335-0905 or email email@example.com.
CCSOMO provides counseling to consumers seeking to finance, maintain, rent, or own a home. This program works to prevent homelessness through foreclosure assistance, case management, and financial counseling. The counseling is provided by HUD-Certified housing and financial counselors who are employed by HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency (HCA).
CCSOMO provides rent and mortgage assistance to eligible individuals or households. A variety of funding sources are utilized to provide this assistance.
Each program has its own eligibility requirements. To determine your eligibility, please call a CCSOMO office.
When potential clients call for the first time, a CCSOMO staff member will complete an initial screening form.
If that CCSOMO staff member requires a referral form from a Coordinated Entry agency, as is the case for Greene County residents who are served by One Door, they will refer the prospective client to that appropriate agency where a referral can be obtained.
If CCSOMO is able to provide services, or make referrals, it will assist as needed. See office listing below to find the CCSOMO office that services your county.