2.3 Retooling Transitional Housing I: Examining the Options

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2.3 Retooling Transitional Housing I: Examining the Options

Speaker: Norm Suchar

Many providers and community leaders are exploring options for retooling their transitional housing programs in order to improve their communities’ performance. This workshop will provide an overview of the options available and helpful strategies for deciding which options are preferable.

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2.3 Retooling Transitional Housing I: Examining the Options

  1. 1. Retooling Transitional Housing <ul><li>Decision Matrix </li></ul>
  2. 2. Emergency Housing Rapid Re-housing Permanent Supportive Housing
  3. 3. Youth Individuals/Reentry Individuals/Recovery ? ? ? ?
  4. 4. Owned or leased facility, many beds per room Structure of Your Transitional Housing Units Owned or leased building apartment-style Scattered-site leased apartments Type of Services Provided in Transitional Housing Employment, life skills, economic Intensive medical, mental health and treatment services (Chronic Homelessness) Moderate treatment services, DV, employment Emergency Housing Emergency Housing Emergency Housing Emergency Housing Permanent Supportive Housing Emergency Housing Rapid Re-housing Permanent Supportive Housing Rapid Re-housing
  5. 5. Emergency Housing Rapid Re-housing Permanent Supportive Housing Indicators that your community DOES NOT need more of that intervention Indicators that your community DOES need more of that intervention Intervention Type <ul><li>Few unsheltered </li></ul><ul><li>Long shelter stays </li></ul><ul><li>Empty shelter beds </li></ul><ul><li>Most get rapid re-housing </li></ul><ul><li>Brief episodes </li></ul><ul><li>Little chronic homelessness </li></ul><ul><li>Many unsheltered </li></ul><ul><li>Short shelter stays </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter beds full </li></ul><ul><li>Long episodes </li></ul><ul><li>Most not receiving rapid re-housing </li></ul><ul><li>Much chronic homelessness </li></ul>

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