Secure as many new subsidies, subsidized units, and service commitments as needed to meet the defined goal
AlignmentThe countywide strategies define a service resources goals based on both the PSH unit goal and an analysis of population needsFunctionalityProviders seamlessly access local and countywide service resources to pair with housingSustainabilityPublic and private funders have committed resources to provide services for identified population needs
STATUS THROUGH 2017
The Health Agency defined County strategy D7 as an integrated care model for providing supportive services to PSH residentsService goals were defined in the City-County MOU, through which the County committed to providing support services to each new unit of PSH and to recently filled PSH units through CESRapid ProgressWith the infusion of Measure H funding, the County and homeless service providers face challenges in scaling up staffing and organizational capacity to meet demandSuitable ProgressMeasure H is expected to provide 45,000 households with move-in assistance and an additional 30,000 households with prevention servicesThe County is using the Whole Person Care pilot and Mental Health Medi-Cal benefits to obtain federal matching funds for supportive servicesRapid Progress
This indicator has been achieved with the supportive housing gaps analysis and alignment through D7The community should maximize partnerships with local colleges, vocational schools, and universities, as well as formerly homeless peers, to meet the staffing needThe community should ensure the staff reflects the diversity of the population experiencing homelessnessCommunity leaders should continue to monitor and communicate proactively about the changing supportive service shortfall
Indicators of the Foundation’s Contribution to Community Progress
2017: Limited ImpactDirect EngagementFoundation staff leverages influence through the Funders Collaborative to shape collective program investments2017: Strong ImpactGrant Making PortfolioThe Funders Collaborative aligns with community funding strategies
Community Opportunity: Staffing up to meet the scale of resources was the most pressing challenge facing service providers as of early 2018. The community should maximize creative partnerships with local colleges, vocational schools, and universities, as well as formerly homeless peers, to meet the incredible need for service providers.