All people, regardless of disability, can choose to live independently with appropriate supports. Housing allows a person to thrive in other areas, such as work and relationships. It provides a sense of safety and stability, allowing people to explore other parts of their lives without fear of where they're going to rest their heads at night.
Watch this short video (04:12) and then answer the discussion questions below. This activity is also available for the people you support in the first path of the Housing Benefits 101 vault.
Try again. A case manager might help, but a person makes the final call about where they live.
Correct! A person's home should reflect their wants and needs. It should be a place where they're comfortable. That's why the choice about where to live is up to the person.
Try again. Family members can help with housing decisions, but the person makes the final call about where they live.
Try again. Services matter, but there are different ways to get services in different places. How to get services in the home can be figured out later.
Try again. The logistics of moving can be done later with help from the person's support team.
Correct! The search for a new home begins with a person's wants, needs and what makes them comfortable.
Correct! A person can build a team that includes family, friends and others who care about them, like case managers or social workers. The person is always the leader of their team.
Try again. Family can help with a housing plan, but it's important for the person to build a team that includes others who care about them, too.
Try again. A county case manager can help with a housing plan, but it's important for the person to build a team that includes others who care about them, too.
Try again. HB101 and the Hub offer articles that can help someone understand how to get started on a housing plan, but checking these sites isn't the only option.
Try again. Using HB101 Vault activities can help a person explore options, figure out what they can afford and start building a team, but it's not the only option.
Try again. Hub staff can help someone understand the information and tools available at HB101 and the Hub, but it's not the only option.
Correct! Reading about housing on HB101 and the Hub, using HB101 Vault activities and contacting an expert at the Hub are all good ways to get started on a housing plan.