New Orleans: Iberville

Under the People component – USI provided case management and workforce programming, and developed high impact partners around quality early childhood education, resident based safety initiatives, educational programming for children and youth, health services, and other supportive programming for 551 public housing households involuntarily displaced throughout Louisiana and the country due to Hurricane Katrina, and new residents at the revitalized site. USI also monitored the Section 3 effort and developed a model job readiness and training program that linked residents to Section 3 employment. USI coordinated partnerships with over 50 faith- and community-based organizations including YMCA, Youth Empowerment Project, Home Builders Institute, Good Work Network, KIPP New Orleans and Catholic Charities, recorded in MOUs and monthly CSS meetings. USI leveraged over $40 million in public and private funds.

Housing Stability

Through intense case management and strategic partnerships, we seek to follow the changes in the following items. Our dashboard highlights the data associated with the bold items:

  • Families actively engaged in case management’
  • Families in active case management completing a goal
  • Adults in active case management completing a goal
  • Families in active case management who have completed a goal related to housing stability
  • Households with a decrease in risk score since baseline
  • Households with a risk score higher than 100

Income & Employment

Through intense case management and strategic partnerships, we seek to follow the changes for families actively in case management for the following items:

  • Employment rate among able-bodied adults (18 to 64)
  • Average household income
  • Average earned household income (this excludes households with $0 earned income)

Education

Through intense case management and strategic partnerships, we seek to follow the changes for the following items:

  • Children age 0-5 enrolled in an early learning program
  • Children and youth engaged in enrichment programs

Health

Through intense case management and strategic partnerships, we seek to follow the changes for the following items:

  • Participants connected to a primary care provider
  • participants who have been seen by their primary care provided in the last year