Housing & Homeless Services Team
Matthew Niemi, LLMSW
Director of Housing & Homeless Services
Matthew Niemi serves as the Housing and Homeless Services Programs Director at CHS. In this position, Matthew is responsible for managing, analyzing and developing CHS’s various homeless programs and housing projects, ensuring the organization abides by its mission and provides a certain quality of service to the community it serves. He has held positions of increasing responsibility with CHS, since he joined the organization in October 2013.
His expertise lies in the areas of compliance with Federal, State and local city regulations and guidelines, as well as the implementation of best practices within the human services field. He has worked at CHS over the years to track and improve the agencies overall performance outcomes and quality standards.
Matthew graduated with a BSW from Michigan State University, and a MSW from Wayne State University. His studies focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and non-profit management.