MI Just Cause is committed to serving chronically disenfranchised men in the City of Lansing. Our target demographic is young men aging out of foster care, those on parole or probation for non-violent offenses, and the habitually homeless. We will provide all basic needs required for day-to-day living (housing, food, clothing, personal needs items, etc) in a clean and safe facility, as well as mentorship and employment and housing services. Spiritual guidance and bible studies will also be offered. We will work closely with other area organizations to refer out mental health assistance. Our goal is to equip these men with everything they need to get back on their feet and stay there.
We will offer the following services:
Excerpt taken from https://nfyi.org/51-useful-aging-out-of-foster-care-statistics-social-race-media/
What can be done to help people who are released from prison keep from being rearrested?
Excerpt taken from https://www.justice.gov/archive/fbci/progmenu_reentry.html
Chronic homelessness is used to describe people who have experienced homelessness for at least a year — or repeatedly — while struggling with a disabling condition such as a serious mental illness, substance use disorder, or physical disability.
How Many People Experience Chronic Homelessness?
What Causes Chronic Homelessness?
Ending Chronic Homelessness
Excerpt from https://endhomelessness.org/homelessness-in-america/who-experiences-homelessness/chronically-homeless/