Resources for Support Coordinators and Case Managers

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Resources for Support Coordinators and Case Managers

Included below are some tools that DBHDS developed for Support Coordinators and Case Managers as they support people in the Settlement Agreement population access their own rental housing in the community.

If you are a assisting an eligible individual and need technical assistance, please feel free to contact the DBHDS Housing Specialist in your area.

Independent Housing Webinars

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) has released two webinars targeted to Support Coordinators that are assisting adults in the Settlement Agreement population to access their own rental housing in the community.

To access the webinars you must use the Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center (COVLC/VLC) site. For instructions to access the Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center, please click the following link: COVLC Access Instructions

Webinar 1 - highlights the process of completing a Housing Readiness Assessment and a Housing Action Plan that will help the Support Coordinator:

  • assess an individual’s readiness for independent housing;
  • determine eligibility for various housing resources; and
  • develop an action plan to guide the transition process.

Once you are logged into the COVLC, to access the Housing Readiness Assessment and Housing Action Plan Webinar you must select the course keyword is "Housing" and then select "DBHDS – Housing Readiness Assessment and Housing Action Plan".

Webinar 2 – walks support coordinators through the process of completing a DBHDS Housing Resource Referral and the process to secure Flexible Funding that may assist an eligible individual with upfront expenses required to transition to or sustain their tenancy in rental housing. More specifically, this webinar provides a high level overview of:

  • how to access the most up to date Housing Resource Referral Form;
  • step-by-step guidance on how to complete the Housing Resource Referral Form;
  • purpose of Flexible Funding; and
  • how to access Flexible Funding.

Once you are logged into the COVLC, to access the Housing Resource Referral and Flexible Funding Webinar you must select the course keyword "Housing" and then select "DBHDS – Housing Resource Referral and Flexible Funding".

DBHDS Housing Assessment and Planning Tools

Educating Individuals About Integrated, Independent Housing Options

Housing Assessment and Person Centered Planning

Guardianship, Leases and Housing Search

Live-in Caregivers

Moving In

Roommate Search

State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Training

Please click here to access the SRAP Training for PHA's. The password for the training is SRAP in all caps.

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