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4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)
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4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Bridget Kurtt de Jong)

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HPRP can be combined with other resources to create a set of prevention initiatives that is coordinated and strategically designed to stop high risk groups from becoming homeless. This workshop will …

HPRP can be combined with other resources to create a set of prevention initiatives that is coordinated and strategically designed to stop high risk groups from becoming homeless. This workshop will examine how communities with a coordinated prevention strategy target resources, identify and address service gaps, avoid duplication, and measure outcomes.

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  • 1. 4.4 Creating a Homelessness Prevention System (Tuesday July 13th, 1:00-2:30pm)<br />Bridget Kurtt DeJong <br />HomeBase<br />bridget@homebaseccc.org<br />1<br />
  • 2. Yolo County- Before HPRP<br />Geography<br />Agricultural<br />Near Sacramento<br />3-4 Towns<br />Continuum of Care<br />Variety of homeless housing<br />Insulated from mainstream systems<br />Coordination at an interpersonal level<br />2<br />
  • 3. Coordination<br />Yolo writing Ten Year Plan in 2009<br />Prevention section of Plan written while HPRP designed<br />Key problems throughout the system identified and addressed by HPRP design, not just prevention<br />3<br />
  • 4. Key Issues<br />Credit and eviction history barrier to low-income housing<br />Impact of economy- increased homelessness<br />Lack of communication/coordination with community-at-large<br />Lack of integration among services/funding streams<br />4<br />
  • 5. Coordination Partners<br />Prevention planning involved wide range of people, not usually involved in CoC<br />Housing developers<br />PHA<br />Law enforcement<br />Faith based<br />Schools<br />Mainstream providers<br />5<br />
  • 6. Existing Resources<br />Prevention assistance provided by volunteer-only organization:<br />Did not participate in CoC <br />Narrowly Tailored<br />Limited resources- type/amount of assistance, families eligible <br />Service Need:<br />Additional, flexible prevention and diversion resources available to wider group of people<br />6<br />
  • 7. Systemic Needs<br />Process demonstrated systemic need for:<br />One referral place per community<br />Flexible funding<br />Mainstream involvement<br />Stronger communication, esp. with FBOs and governments<br />Systemic coordination<br />7<br />
  • 8. Strategic Design<br /><ul><li>Resulting HPRP system
  • 9. Expanded one-stop Housing Resource Centers in each town (plus rural outreach)
  • 10. Best use of limited resources- Stone Soup
  • 11. Led by mainstream provider with mainstream partners
  • 12. Institutionalized coordination- providers AND community
  • 13. Skeletal system of entire Plan
  • 14. Buy-in of County leaders in Plan</li></ul>8<br />
  • 15. Targeting Resources<br />Referrals from whole county come through one coordinated, integrated system, but in each community<br />Use HMIS for coordination<br />Focus on prevention (2/3), families (2/3), certain areas of the county are demonstrating greater need<br />Short-term solutions instead of long-term problems<br />9<br />
  • 16. Coordination<br />All partnering agencies meet weekly to share resources, challenges<br />Outreach to and trainings for groups about resources available and Housing Resource Centers<br />Landlords<br />Faith-Based<br />Courts<br />CBOs<br />10<br />
  • 17. Addressing Gaps<br /><ul><li>Maintaining prevention services availability and necessary interim housing after HPRP
  • 18. Administrative difficulties
  • 19. Documentation, Cash Flow, Continuing Client Involvement
  • 20. Impact of lack of other types of services
  • 21. County budget cuts mean long waits for County services
  • 22. Little to no health-related and mental health services are available</li></ul>11<br />
  • 23. Yolo County- After<br />County-wide system and framework<br />Increase in amount and quality of structural partnerships, including with landlords<br />Springboard for Ten Year Plan implementation<br />Best use of limited resources<br />12<br />
  • 24. HomeBase/<br />The Center for Common Concerns<br />870 Market Street, Suite 1228<br />San Francisco, California <br />415.788.7961<br />www.homebaseccc.org<br />13<br />

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