Hoya Inc. is at the vanguard of utilizing evidence-based practices in supportive services.

Hoya Inc. model is one of impact-oriented, evidence-based programming, comprising high quality staff training by program experts, rigorous monitoring of staff and organizational practices to ensure fidelity to proven programs, and robust data analysis to understand our programs’ impact on homelessness.

We currently offer our clients five different evidence-based interventions:

Motivational Interviewing, to increase self-efficacy: All clinical staff receive full training from certified Community professional to motivate clients to make positive changes, moving them towards stability and self-reliance. Staff participate in peer coaching, and submit recorded client sessions to be checked for program fidelity.

Individual Placement & Support, to increase competitive employment: In 22 randomized controlled trials, IPS has outperformed traditional employment programs in job acquisition, employment rate, job tenure, and earnings. Specialists build relationships with prospective employers, and help clients identify employment goals. Hoya have a team of professional who provides regular coaching and on-site monitoring to ensure fidelity to IPS guidelines.

Illness Management & Recovery, to reduce hospitalizations: In individual and group sessions, clients acquire skills to manage their diagnoses and move towards recovery. Randomized trials have demonstrated positive impacts on hospitalizations, symptom management, and medication compliance.

We look to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV: A client-centered health promotion intervention, Our team of professional use one-on-one cognitive behavioral techniques to change behavior. Training and technical support is provided by certified Community professional..

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery, to increase income: Hoya Health & Wellness Coordinators use SOAR to assist eligible residents in qualifying for disability income benefit programs that ensure they have the income needed for daily living.

Two further interventions are in development, to be implemented in 2017:

Multi-Systemic Therapy for Emerging Adults, to increase young adults’ employment, health and housing stability outcomes: An adaptation of the top-tier evidence-based therapeutic model, tailored for high-need young adults, MST-EA is provided by trained therapists. It supports positive functioning in education, work, independent living, and relationships. Training and fidelity monitoring will be provided by certified Community professional.