Place chronically homeless individuals in PSH through the countywide prioritization system at the rate needed to meet community goals
AlignmentPublic agencies and local TA providers establish a strategy for building provider capacity across underserved subregionsFUNCTIONALITYPublic officials incorporate proven models to support PSH clients in housing and in “moving on” as appropriateSUSTAINABILITYA centralized, HMIS-based data infrastructure is functional and consistently used to prioritize, match, and report
STATUS THROUGH 2017
The community expanded the Centralized Training Academy providing consistent, comprehensive training opportunities for case managers, supervisors/managers, and executive leadersSuitable ProgressThe County created a new supportive service model for all existing and new PSH clientsRapid ProgressAgencies and service providers have been asked to scale up capacity quicklyAgencies are experiencing growing pains, staff turnover, and staff burnoutLimited Progress
The community will need to create efforts to standardize and train on the practices for the models that the community is fundingThe first part of this indicator has been achieved with the intensive, wraparound services put in place in strategy D7. It will require systemic training to implement and sustainability strategies to ensure successAs the community addresses aligning training for providers and technical assistance needs and explores ways to build a pipeline of staff and develop opportunities for current staff, providers will be able to focus their efforts on sustaining capacity
Indicators of the Foundation’s Contribution to Community Progress
2017: Strong ImpactDirect EngagementFoundation staff convenes providers to share evaluation and best practices2017: Strong ImpactDirect EngagementCountywide Prioritization System grant portfolio expands to develop capacity in underserved subregions
Community Opportunity: In addition to building a pipeline for skilled staff (to meet the need to staff up quickly, as noted earlier in the report), the community will need to expand and maintain ongoing training to existing staff, particularly as they work to house people with the highest levels of vulnerability and significant barriers to housing stability.