5.7 David Jeffries


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5.7 David Jeffries

  1. 2. <ul><li>28% women, 32% men, 40% children </li></ul><ul><li>Most homeless women have children, increasing need to be sheltered as a family </li></ul><ul><li>In the homeless population, there is 1 single woman for every 7 single men </li></ul><ul><li>70% of homeless population is in metro, primarily sheltered in Minneapolis and St. Paul </li></ul><ul><li>800 shelter beds for men and women close each morning at 7am in Mpls, no matter the weather, and re-open in the evening </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Housing Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ending Long-Term Homelessness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Street Outreach Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COHR GRH Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>COHR Hearth Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical Health Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FUSE Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAP Team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Singles Rapid Exit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Rapid Exit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kateri Residence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Education & Outreach Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Street Outreach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Rights Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>zAmya Theater Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alliance of the Streets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emergency Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Men’s shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contract Office </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with law enforcement, faith communities, businesses, the courts, and a multitude of social service providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease street homelessness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease arrests when social service intervention would be more effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respond to non-emergency calls from concerned citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide housing opportunities and long-term support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide emergency needs such as food, clothing, and shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hours of Operation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Office hours from 9am-11am, Monday - Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff hours from 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RadioLink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connected to RadioLink and work closely with security services in Downtown Minneapolis to provide a social service response to livability crimes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams of two provide street outreach from 11am-5pm, Monday – Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently, we have a staff of 6, one full-time volunteer, and one full-time intern </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Street Outreach staff this quarter: </li></ul><ul><li>Housed 27 individuals, most who were long-term homeless or on the streets for at least one full year. </li></ul><ul><li>Diverted 188 calls from Mpls Police Dept (MPD) or from businesses or citizens that would otherwise go to the MPD </li></ul><ul><li>Saved the City of Mpls $84,036 comparing the cost difference of a Police Officer to a Street Outreach Worker. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Cost savings of Street Outreach per Call Diverted January-March 2011 </li></ul>Cost of Police Response Cost of Street Outreach Response $84 per hour rookie police officer $152 per booking $211 per night in jail $50 per hour experienced Street outreach worker who connects offender to social service resources $447 total cost per call $50 total cost per call Savings estimate per call diverted: 188 calls x $447 = $84,036
  6. 7. Comparing costs of detox, shelter and housing in Minneapolis, MN Cost of Detox Cost of Shelter Cost of Housing *AICDC: $207 per day (est. cost reimbursement, not rate) Mission Lodge Detox: $164.48 per day *American Indian Community Development Corporation People Serving People Family Shelter Adult: $37.96/day Child: $26.71/day Market rate apt: $650/month $21.50/day
  7. 8. <ul><li>A Holistic Pilot Program to Prosecute Downtown Chronic Offenders with the following goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce Crime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop Longer-term Solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Downtown Improvement District </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hennepin Community Corrections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hennepin County Attorney’s Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minneapolis Police Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Stephen’s Human Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salvation Army </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1st Precinct Neighborhood Associations </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Street Outreach Workers, Mpls Police Sargent and Hennepin County Probation Officers working together in downtown Minneapolis
  9. 10. <ul><li>50% Obtained Housing </li></ul><ul><li>36% Chemical Dependency Services </li></ul><ul><li>32% Mental Health Services </li></ul>74% Reduction in Crime in the DID by DT 100
  10. 11. <ul><li>www.ststephensmpls.org </li></ul><ul><li>Now lets hear from my counterparts in our work to end homelessness, Officer Layla DeStaffany of the Denver Police Department and Amber Callender Executive Director of Denver’s Road Home. </li></ul>