In the Coordinated Intake process you:

  • offer to assess the family's situation by identifying their strengths, needs, and potential risks;

NOTE: The applicant may decline this offer.

  • gather information necessary to determine eligibility for specific programs the applicant is applying for;
  • make the applicant aware of other benefits (i.e., Cash/Medical/SNAP benefits) for which they may qualify;
  • offer referrals as needed which may be of help to the applicant;
  • suggest resources that may support the applicant's efforts to reach maximum independence; and
  • make decisions about the benefits the applicants are eligible to receive.