The Clutter Assistance Program (CAP) is a volunteer program within the Hoarding Task Force of Washtenaw County. The Hoarding Task Force of Washtenaw County is a partnership of public and private agencies which seek to raise public awareness of hoarding and to preserve safe and appropriate housing by developing best practices and early intervention strategies.
CAP Goal: It is the goal of the Clutter Assistance Program to train community volunteers to work under the direct supervision of a Hoarding Task Force member agency to assist with persons who experience excessive clutter or hoarding in a single encounter or on a continuous basis to reduce the overall impact of clutter or hoarding on housing stability.
Clutter Assistance Program Requirements:
• Two hour mandatory training
• 6 month participation commitment
• On-going training and support from HTF supervisor
• Evaluation after each visit with client
• Attend mandatory bi-monthly CAP Volunteer debriefing sessions
The Clutter Assistance Program is a volunteer program within the Hoarding Task Force of Washtenaw County. Volunteer opportunities include home visits with a client to assist with removal of belongings and organizing.
How it works:
• Attend orientation and hoarding behavior training session
• Work with supervisors to learn about client’s specific needs, concerns, and challenges
• Develop helping relationship with the client
• Maintain regular co
The mission of the Clutter Assistance Program is to provide a unique way to utilize volunteer resources to assist persons who experience excessive clutter or hoarding by providing ongoing social supports and direct services needed to create or maintain a
The Clutter Assistance Program (CAP) matches clients with trained volunteers. Volunteers help in creating or maintaining a stable housing environment by providing...