“Giiwe” is an Ojibwe word that means “he or she goes home”.
The Giiwe Mobile Team provides opportunities for homeless
families and individuals to build a strong sense of
community while obtaining safe, decent and affordable
housing. Services are culturally appropriate and supportive
to help participants achieve stability. The Giiwe Mobile
Team provides intensive case management services to
participants/households experiencing long-term homelessness.
Our Case Managers work directly with participants to
Applying for, obtaining, and maintaining
Mental health issues, crisis, and needs.
Obtaining and using benefits (income,
medical, dental, eye)
Life skills (budgeting, shopping,
Providing advocacy (housing, court, and
letters of support or reasonable
accommodations) and can attend appointments
Referrals for diagnostic assessments,
therapy, Legal Aid, Housing Access Center,
or other local agencies as needed.
Transportation to appointments, grocery
store, pharmacy, etc.
Educational assistance and job assistance as
Flex funding is available for emergency