Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS The Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a goal-focused employment program available to all families receiving housing assistance through Integrated Community Solutions.

Integrated Community Solutions, Inc. has over three decades of extensive and varied experience in administering housing and social service programs in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and the Brown County area. ICS had its origins in 1974 as a part of a national housing experiment. Brown County was selected by HUD as one of two sites for testing a major innovation in national housing policy. The Housing Allowance Experiment in Brown County and in St. Joseph County, Indiana , provided direct monthly assistance to low-income homeowners and renters. They were allowed to find their own housing subject to housing quality standards. This experiment, scheduled to run ten years, began phasing out in 1982 by changing the renter participants to the Section 8 Rental Assistance program. This program is now known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program. In July 1997, the Housing Allowance Office of Brown County, Inc. officially changed its name to Integrated Community Services, Inc. (ICS, later Integrated Community Solutions). ICS, a non-profit corporation, is committed to its defined mission of bringing people and housing together with quality services that promote self-sufficiency throughout Wisconsin. The agency fulfills this mission by acting as a catalyst in the development of programs which evolve from appraisals of community resources and needs. In partnership with various governmental bodies, alternative and cost-effective methods of program administration and management are provided. The new name more accurately reflects the mission and purpose of the agency. Today ICS serves the community through a variety of programs including the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program, Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership and various Self-Sufficiency programs.

Operating as usual

Brown County Homeless & Housing Coalition
09/16/2020

Brown County Homeless & Housing Coalition

Check out the drive up job fair being held September 17th from 12-4 pm. Details in the flyer attached.

Brown County Homeless & Housing Coalition
08/31/2020

Brown County Homeless & Housing Coalition

Habitat for Humanity Virtual meetings

Green Bay First
07/30/2020

Green Bay First

MOBILE CLOTHING CLOSET OPENS TONIGHT!

Starting tonight, our mobile clothing closet will be open every Thursday evening from 4pm-6pm at the same time as our food pantry (while supplies last). We have clothing & shoes for men, women & children of all ages – ALL FREE! There’s a 10-item limit per person, no trying on and we cannot guarantee sizes or hold items ahead of time. For the safety of others, masks will be required to enter the bus & space will be limited, so each person must sign up HERE >>> http://gbf.2.vu/closet.



Once all spots are full, we will deactivate the link until the following week. Following us on social media is the best way to stay updated. At this time, we are not accepting donations for the closet. HELP SPREAD THE WORD IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE IN NEED! #welovegreenbay

Don't forget to utilize these meals this summer!
06/15/2020

Don't forget to utilize these meals this summer!

Green Bay Public School summer lunch program details

Integrated Community Solutions
04/29/2020

Integrated Community Solutions

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) developed this flyer to provide Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) participants with important information and resources about paying rent during the national emergency concerning the coronavirus pandemic.

To view a pdf version of this flyer, visit http://ics-gb.org/programs

Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.
04/22/2020
Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.

Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.

The Ladder of Hope is uniquely designed to assist in filling gaps that exist in society between government support and self-sufficiency.  The funding that encompasses ICS' Ladder of Hope is directly used in this process and specifically impacts our clients.  The process (or steps on the ladder) pr...

Here is an update on the Integrated Community Solutions office's limited reopening.
04/14/2020

Here is an update on the Integrated Community Solutions office's limited reopening.

COVID-19 Update | Agency Opening (limited basis)
Effective Monday, April 20th - until further notice

Green Bay office hours:
Monday - Thursday from 8:00am – 4:30pm

West Bend office hours:
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am – 4:30pm (starting Wednesday, April 22nd)

* Please note that the West Bend office will be abiding by the same social distancing guidelines as the Green Bay office.

Here are the quarter 1 Life Skills! Remember any ICS clients can attend!
01/09/2020

Here are the quarter 1 Life Skills! Remember any ICS clients can attend!

The Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS offers Life Skills workshops that are available to ALL Housing Choice Voucher Program participants.

Check out the upcoming sessions. If you plan on attending, RSVP to a FSS Coordinator listed on the flyer.

If you're looking for a hot meal and good company stop by for the Transformation Houses FREE Thanksgiving meal!
11/15/2019

If you're looking for a hot meal and good company stop by for the Transformation Houses FREE Thanksgiving meal!

PLEASE EXCUSE OUR MISTAKE! The times were incorrect for the Thanksgiving meal on 11/26. PLEASE NOTE THE MEAL IS FROM NOON-4PM.
If you shared our last post, please share this correction. Thank you!

Here are quarter 4's Life Skills!  Hope to see you all there!
10/11/2019

Here are quarter 4's Life Skills! Hope to see you all there!

Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.
09/12/2019
Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.

Ladder of Hope Foundation › Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.

The Ladder of Hope is uniquely designed to assist in filling gaps that exist in society between government support and self-sufficiency.  The funding that encompasses ICS' Ladder of Hope is directly used in this process and specifically impacts our clients.  The process (or steps on the ladder) pr...

If you are still in need of school supplies or groceries check out this event this weekend!
08/20/2019

If you are still in need of school supplies or groceries check out this event this weekend!

We are ready to go! 🙌🙌🙌 Back to School Bash 2019 is this weekend. 💪 A HUGE thank you to the amazing volunteers that came out tonight to prep for this event. We will be giving away 500 bags of school supplies, 75 bags of groceries 🍞, clothing 👕, and nearly 70 haircuts - all FREE! Registration starts @9am this Sunday. Don't miss it!

Keeping track of when life skills are happening at ICS can be difficult so I will be posting them here each quarter for ...
08/06/2019

Keeping track of when life skills are happening at ICS can be difficult so I will be posting them here each quarter for you to reference! Please remember to RSVP when possible but if you can't just showing up isn't a problem! Below you will find Quarter 3 Life Skills!

If you're still in need of school supplies for your kiddos check out this opportunity!
08/05/2019
Backpack & School Supplies Giveaway

If you're still in need of school supplies for your kiddos check out this opportunity!

We're giving back to our community's smallest members as a Planned Acts of Christian Kindness®! Backpacks with school supplies will be given away just in time for the start of the new school year.

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS's cover photo
08/05/2019

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS's cover photo

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS's cover photo
08/05/2019

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS's cover photo

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS
08/05/2019

Family Self Sufficiency Program - ICS

Address

2605 S. Oneida St Suite 106
Green Bay, WI
54304

General information

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is an employment program available to all families receiving Housing Choice Voucher rental or homeownership assistance. It is voluntary and designed to assist families in becoming self-supporting so they will no longer need to rely on public assistance. There are two requirements to join FSS first is the ability to obtain and maintain employment and second is the desire, willingness and commitment to make a change in your life and to take the steps necessary to become self-sufficient. Solution Specialists encourage participants to live their best lives to their highest potential. They will guide and assist participants with finding the resources to help reach their goals and increase their standard of living by becoming independent from government assistance.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(920) 498-3737

Website

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