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Horng-You Chou

Horng-You Chou

Horng-You Chou is a Veterans Peer Coordinator at DVS. She is responsible for peer to peer housing assistance for homeless veterans who are currently in an emergency shelter or transitional housing. Before coming to DVS, Horng-You possessed more than nine years of experience in the Social Service field, and served as a Job Opportunity Specialist at the NYC Early Intervention Unit and Homelessness Diversion Unit. In this capacity, she worked directly with Veterans Initiative aid clients in applying for low-income housing. Additionally, she helped process Enhanced One Shot Deal packages for both landlord and tenant's documentation and facilitated direct referral to inter-agency partners, legal services providers, and community base organization base as needed.

Horng-You received her Master's in Education from Evangel University and a Certificate in Building and Managing Web Pages and Web Sites from SUNY Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center. She is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese, and is familiar with Cantonese.