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The Navigators job is to locate each individual member of our community that is currently experiencing homelessness. Once contact is made an initial intake is completed to assess the client and see which services the client needs and how she can assist them in getting off the street.

The Navigator acts as the main outreach specialists in the county's coordinated system and work to assess and provide connections to services for the homeless. To ensure that clients are given access to services designed explicitly for them, the Citrus Heights HART navigator Toni (pictured left) does most of her work in the field by engaging potential clients where they live.

Her initial interaction with a new client consists of a test designed to assess vulnerability to homelessness; after the test is given, Toni remains available as a resource to her clients and connects them with resources that range from detox programs, food stamp applications, Identification cards, and other essential documents and services to get them off the street and into a sustainable future. 

Toni hosts office hours on a first come first serve basis for at risk members of the community every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of every month) at the Sylvan Oaks Library.

Sylvan Oaks Library | 6700 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA 95621.

The Citrus Heights Navigator may be reached by phone at (916) 533-3069 or, by emailing navigator@citrusheights.net