Independent Living Specialist – Veterans Housing Services
Provides supportive services to veteran families focusing on housing. Assists homeless veterans and those at risk of homelessness in obtaining and maintaining stable housing.
Sian Washington joined DNOM in September 2013. She has over 10 years’ experience in the human service field working with people who have been homeless and at risk for homelessness or some form of prevention from becoming homeless. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in Health Science Administration with Community Development. Sian will return to school in the fall to complete her Master’s Degree at Eastern Michigan in the Public Administration program. Her human services skills were previously served at Passages Hospice as a Volunteer Coordinator and Robot Therapy for people with Alzheimer’s and related Dementia diseases. While employed at Community Home & Supports as a Case Manager and the Intake Referral Coordinator, she worked for the housing program for the homeless. Sian volunteered at the St. Jude’s Warrior event at Mt. Morris and has participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.