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Quick Facts

Homelessness Prevention

  • In July 2015, AHA started the CAP Homeless Prevention and Emergency Assistance Programs to assist Monmouth County Residents at or below 125% of the federal poverty level.
  • Eligible clients are able to receive a grant up to $2,000 to assist with a security deposit, rentalarears, mortgage payment, utility bills or outstanding property taxes.
  • AHA has partnered with the Bayshore Family Success Center, Community Affairs and Resource Center, Mental Health Association and HABcore to better assist clients throughout Monmouth County.

Youth Workforce Development

  • The AHA-CAP Youth Workforce Development program is available to Monmouth County youth between the ages of 18 and 26 that are at or below 125% of the federal poverty level.
  • The program provides a 1 year paid internship to each student.
  • Upon completion of the education component, each student will receive a pay increase from$400 per week to $500 per week.
  • Half of each student’s salary is paid by AHA and the remainder is paid by their employer.

Food Program

  • AHA has partnered with St Marks to address the inability to access nutritious meals low income residents of Monmouth County currently face.
  • St Marks is a local soup kitchens and pantry that serves daily meals to both homeless and low income residents of Monmouth County.

SCAN-DAMP Program

  • AHA has partnered with SCAN to low income seniors with a tablet and Wi-Fi service.
  • Seniors attend monthly group sessions to learn how to use the tablet, how to install and use various apps, and how to communicate via email and skype.
  • Seniors are also presented with wellness workshops on various health topics such as diabetes management and exercise.

Summer Recreation Program

  • AHA has partnered with BGCM to provide an 8-week Summer Program that will focus on STEM + Arts or STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).
  • The STEAM program includes an international cultural immersion experience which includes students from China, Spain, and/or France.

After-School Tutoring Program

  • AHA has partnered with Mathnasium to provide an after-school math tutoring program from September through June.

Transportation Assistance

  • The AHA CAP has created a transportation assistance program to provide low income families with access to public and private transportation.
  • Qualified individuals receive either bus passes or taxi vouchers, to assist them with transportation to and from work and other essential appointments.