Resource Indicators

CityLink will strive to move its clients from “stabilizing status” to “thriving status” across a broad spectrum of resource indicators:

From Stabilizing Status To Thriving Status
Education No high school diploma, GED or job training. Advanced academic training (Associates, Bachelors and/or Masters degree) and job training.
Employment Unemployed or temporarily employed. Full-time employment with benefits.
Financial No budget or savings. Unable to pay debt or buy needed items. Budget governs daily expenditures and financial goals. Have savings, no debt, and earn enough to pay for wants and needs.
Housing Live in a shelter or with family in unsafe or unfit conditions. Use a subsidy and/or don’t have furniture. Maintains a safe and functioning house or apartment without a subsidy. Have furniture to live comfortably.
Lifestyle Not interested in improving health and mental well-being, learning new things or growing in faith. Actively involved and committed to improving health and mental well-being, learning new things and/or growing in faith.
Sobriety Not seeking treatment for substance abuse/habit. Completed substance abuse treatment program and have since been sober.
Transportation No money to regularly use public transportation and must rely on other people. Has money to regularly use public transportation or purchase own car.