Housing First for Youth Service Delivery Model

Knowledge Check

Get ready to check your knowledge of section I.

Q1. True or False. HF4Y uses a standard staffing model for program teams. 

Reveal answer

The correct answer is False.

Q2. Which of the following is not one of the common roles of HF4Y teams? (select the best answer)

   a)  Housing locator

   b)  Case manager

   c)  Peer support

   d)  Intake coordinator

Reveal answer

The correct answer is d).

Q3. Why do HF4Y programs have smaller caseloads than adult programs? (select the best answer)

   a)  Because programs are short-term

   b)  Because they have high turnover

   c)  To give time for relationship building

Reveal answer

The correct answer is c).

Q4. Why are rent supplements important in HF4Y programs? (select the best answer)

   a)  Because youth jobs are low wage.

   b)  Because market rents are unaffordable.

   c)  Because youth face discrimination and other barriers to renting.

   d)  All of the above.

Reveal answer

The correct answer is d).

Q5. What is the role of peer support on HF4Y teams? (select the best answer)

   a)  To provide support for case managers.

   b)  To provide outreach in the community.

   c)  To provide the unique perspective of lived experience.

   d)  The responsibilities are the same as other program staff.

Reveal answer

The correct answer is d).

How did you do?

Aim for a score of 5/5. If you answered 1 or more questions incorrectly, you may want to go back and reread this section or review the main takeaways below.

Main takeaways

  • HF4Y allows for flexible service design and promotes adaptations of the model to local needs, contexts, and knowledge

  • HF4Y programs place a greater emphasis on stabilization and aftercare than other models that have been designed for adults.