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Family Services


IMC’s one stop approach provides comprehensive services for the whole family.

Outreach
 
Person to person contact at home, farmworker labor camp, or community sites
Presentations about IMC services at group gatherings
Dissemination of information about community resources for emergency assistance, housing, health, education and other supportive services
Initial Assessment
 
Determination of best ways to meet the needs of the individual and family
Identifying family/individual goals for stability and self-sufficiency
Dissemination of information about community resources for emergency assistance, housing, health, education and other supportive services

IMC Services

IMC Services
 
Emergency food and shelter help
Food stamp application assistance
Referrals to local food pantries and nutritional services providers
Housing education
 
Rent Smart training
fair housing
tenant’s rights
 
Referrals for housing services
 
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
housing foreclosure prevention counseling
housing assistance providers
Case management
 
immediate crisis intervention - usually for food, translation help, referral to a local service provider
continuing assistance over a period of time, e.g., to begin a career pathway leading to training and occupational credentials
Interpretation and translation (Spanish/English) for program clients
Outreach and recruitment of children and youth for migrant educational programs in local school districts
Health education and prevention services
Referrals to migrant and community health clinics and other health providers
Employment and training services
Referrals to Illinois workNet Centers/One Stop Career Centers
Adult Education and Scholarships
Referrals to local public services of township, city and county departments
Referrals to local community resources and human services providers
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