The Family Stability Initiative is a program designed to assist qualified families with school-age children who own their homes and are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure or eviction. The goal of the initiative is to enable families to maintain housing stability, to keep children stable in school.
The Family Stability Initiative provides comprehensive services to families which include:
Case Management Specialists will work with families to:
The Case Management Specialist will also work with families to obtain alternative housing if continued home ownership is not a viable option.
Housing Counselors will assist families in mortgage delinquency or foreclosure by providing housing and financial counseling. If needed, counselors will provide intervention with lenders and landlords to bring a resolution to help the family stay in their home. Counselors also provide financial coaching and workshops to move families toward housing stability.
Financial Education Workshops
Attendance at Financial Education Workshops will provide families with general information related to:
Requirements for Program Participation
The Family Stability Initiative is administered through the Cleveland Housing Network (CHN). CHN is a housing counseling agency that provides foreclosure prevention to hundreds of clients each year.
The Family Stability Initiative is located at 2999 Payne Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.
Phone number: (216) 574-7100
If you are interested in participating in the Family Stability Initiative please contact the Initiative for assistance in determining if your family meets the eligibility requirements.
FUNDING PARTNERSHIP ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The Family Stability Initiative is funded in partnership with the Siemer Family Foundation – a fund of the Columbus Foundation, the Cleveland Foundation and United Way of Greater Cleveland.