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|What is a Service Coordinator|
What is a service coordinator?
Service coordinators are a valuable member of the management team in affordable housing communities. They typically have social work or human services education and experience. The role of the service coordinator is to link elderly, people with disabilities and low-income families to supportive services and other community resources. Some service coordinator positions are funded through HUD grants, while others are supported through federal rent subsidies or by municipalities through tax income.
What they do
The benefits of service coordinators
For seniors and disabled adults, service coordinators assist in accessing needed supportive services to allow them to:
For low-income families, service coordinators provide assistance and access to community-based supports, skills training and resources. They also work with the adults in the family to develop a plan of action to assist them in:
For owners and operators of apartment communities, service coordinators can: