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 subregions. FUNCTIONALITYPublic officials incorporate proven models to support PSH clients in housing and in “moving on” as appropriate. SUSTAINABILITYPSH retention and “moving-on” levels suggest providers are adequately funded and staffed to service high-need populations.
STATUS THROUGH 2018
Public agencies provided support and technical assistance to service providers.The Centralized Training Academy provided training opportunities for providers across the County.Rapid Progress DHS continued to scale County Strategy D7, “Provide Services and Rental Subsidies for PSH.”The community is exploring whether there are racial disparities in PSH retention.Suitable Progress Homeless service providers face capacity issues, including staff recruitment and retention, technology needs, space, organizational infrastructure, and funding levels.Limited Progress
The community will need to create efforts to standardize and train on the practices for the models that the community is funding The 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 success As 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