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ACHY Advisory Committee of Homeless Youth Meeting MAY

May 10, 2016

ACHY  Advisory Committee of Homeless Youth

 

Structure 2016  action plans

 

Community updates

 

Kippi Clausson:    FISBE  and CONET FUNDING

 

create committees

structure around moving ahead with action items

 

2 hours once monthly is challenging with people from across the state of Colorado

 

ROLE OUTSIDE OF THIS MEETING  what can be done on a weekly basis

 

RURAL COLLABORATIVE

 

upcoming round of funding  annual  funding 

Attention Homes up for basic center grant  Street Out reach  coordinate our street out reach plan  link with Urban Peak and street work

 

FUNDING  working together.  RURAL COLLABORATIVE:  dividing the state into 4 quadrants  Posada will connect with the collaborative in Pueblo

 

SHILO HOUSE BOCCES  UNITED WAY in Larimar County

MONTROSE PLATA  counties

Street out reach  grants:  

 

family youth service bureau money comes through the federal  government  21  day shelter under the age of 21

 

transitional living 

Commitis street out reach Urban Peak Basic center and street out reach  Johnson center  basic center rural collaborative  basic center.

Kendall Deborah:  Urban Peak

 

Colorado  Springs SOP 

 

Rural Collaborative:  it is started funded by demonstration grant family youth service bureau.  10 partners in counties  Huerfano Peublo WSeld Morgan northeast county  Garfield Moffit Montezuma, la Plata, Montrose  i grant BASIC CENTER  grant emergency support under 18 years of age  rural homeless services  build up these services  John’s grant in Grand Junction.  reformatted  cutting the state into 4 quadrants  strong partnerships 

 

Deborah  descriptions  transitional living fund up to age 22

 

FAMILY F INDEPENDENT SERVICE FISBE FISBY?

JOHN IS POINTING OUT HOW FUNDING IS DETERMINED

 

# next to Colorado

non competitive  grant

 

rural collaborative is up this year

competing with others across the STATE

 

State Out Reach Program  SOP

Nationally competing

Transitional Living program  TLP  best applications  no inverse incentive to collaborate

 

JOHN  semantics:  I don’t think that there is a specific # for states

 

scoring is based on rating in analysis ranking list  taking proposals out through this process

 

complex  grant and funding process  more fluid than people understand  must make a plan to accrue money

 

STRIDE has been closed  money through JUNE and that is it

 

100+  families are scrambling for funding for housing vouchers

 

$480,000.00  state wide in the rural area was cut

 

56 counties is the balance of state.  CCH coordinates

 

Dana Scott:  existing programs received a reduction:  2 programs:     adults not youth

balance of state received a reduction of $480,000.00  most of these were adults  families  not youth not runaway and younger  emancipated 

youth programs  are funded through HUD  COC funding NOFA  Attention Homes sub grantee through VOA and Urban Peak.

 

Colorado Net Work  CONET:    

 

CLAIRE  CONET  separated from ACHY  4 homeless youth providers.  someone on periphery   who is up for renewal for grants  ALL HOMELESS YOUTH PROVIDERS

 

LEGISLATIVE POLICY  IMPACT:

 

We cannot eat our own  membership fee association  – lobbyist.  

 

representative at all of the conferences  National Network for Youth NATIONAL NETWORK ON THE COLORADO LEVEL

 

volunteer to structure this   homeless YOUTH BILL OF RIGHTS

 

Legislative agenda  to  develop  a strategy for young people under 21 to have supportive services

 

2016  Advisory Committee of Homeless Youth plan  being presented    3 to 5 year plan  going forward

 

OBH  pull   Office of Behavioral Health  action plan was about 40 points   it is many 

 

every area has different needs in DENVER Behavioral Health Care system  is this realistic

 

ACTION PLAN identifying the larger issues  break up into sub committees.  BASED ON THIS

 

BROADEST PURPOSE 

 

working group of resources FUP vouchers   program expansion

 

4 goals nationally

  • housing
  • well being
  • purpose meaning connection training

 

  • long-term connections of communities

Autumn  

resource navigation

 youth sexual health  

report back

 

Criminal Justice:  

engaged

 

arrested 9 #  to have support  Regina Huerta  geared to adults highest front end users.

 

Salt Lake City:  People are talking about implications for young people.

 

USAGE  FRIDGE  FEDERAL    SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS   mechanism for funding started in Great Britain    SIB

 

too onerous  to work with youth and justice  SIB  hugely risky and difficult to make work for young people

 

Behavioral Health  youth who want to take advantage of the services who push for them  most damaged child welfare

 

flavor of the year sucking funds away

 

 

public will building campaign  outside and building partnerships  admitting that these issues impact everyone  

 

Boots on the ground

 

I AM A SMALL BEAN ON THE TOTEM POLE

 

more voices  tipping point  1o0th  monkey

 

enterprise make room affordable housing national impact

 CLOSE TO HOME

 

families and adults most of the time

 

what is out common voice?

 

committee that helps us  

 

people who are not the providers to work on these issues

 

PAPER TIGERS  TRAUMA INFORMED CARE  video on YOU TUBE on youth and their impact

 

15 years Kendall:  tried to get this done  we have no time  no money  mental health services  including STOUT STREET HEALTH CENTER

 

NO PLACE FOR HOMELESS YOUTH  to be served      –    AURORA MENTAL HEALTH included

 

TARGETED PHILANTHROPIES ABOUT GAPS AND WHERE $ CAN BE INVESTED

 

ACF  5 year special targeted initiative

 

no power  no for profit agency would run their businesses in this way

 

ALL FAMILIES DESERVE A CHANCE COALITION:  AFDC  meetings

 

33 million  for homeless youth from Housing Urban Development  3 webinars

 

Family Unification  PLACEMENT Voucher  

 

FAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY  FSS  grant program

help saving money help in taking care of your family  18 months to 5 years

 

Boulder   it did not have any case management dollars  for care of people for infrastructure

 

administered through Mile High United Way.  FUP  youth  housing search   18 months looking for a new youth

 

point in time census for youth

 

no  not an option        11. 5  original plan for ACHY

 

serve not counting  Denver only Chape and Hall starting this summer count the youth  they are it  CHAPE AND HALL

methodology  has been a research based model

 

POINT IN TIME  definition that is incorrect

 

various way to count baseline count  policies the next decade  DANA SCOTT

 

family homelessness they counted baseline that was incorrect

 

CHAPE and Hall 23,000 youth who are homeless from Denver Homeless Youth  Summer count in SCHOOLS is impractical

 

homeless kids at Randolph  45 to  50  JUNE 3 survey takes place last day of the school year

 

HMIS was supposed to replace the Point in Time

 

National Alliance on Homeless  on families  looking toward Chapin Hall

focus groups this month

 

without staff present hot spots  to receive data  goes through week of JUNE 3

 

Denver focused  blue jeans and t-shirts

 

next meeting is JUNE 14th  survey was developed already

 

impossible to do a survey on the last day of the school year

 

Moises sat in committees FURPA  Public School SYSTEM  4,700  youth 2,000 unaccompanied

7 to 800  youth in the last Point in TIME

 

CHAPIN HALL work together how do we fully know working together to take time to identify who is out there

 

HMIS  Homeless MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM  ADSTECH  LINDA SUE BARRINGER

 

more pressure  PIT COUNTS pressure  projections for the next decade

 

Smarter Cities:  HMIS improvements

 

struggle real for all grantees

 

Upload this data and portals are closed  vendor  is not functioning

 

section to raise your hand and get support

RYMES only goes to 21    we stop at   35.

 

resource mapping   software ability to do this MAPPING 

 

one on youth  COLORADO DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES PATH WAY GRANT NAVIGATORS ARE WORKING ON RESOURCES AVAILABLE

 

resources book Pathway navigator  GEO MAPPING 

 

KEY ITEMS

 

strategic planning for the WHOLE COW  Committee of the WHOLE

 

Pearl Bell Youth   Development Plan   –   Recommendation #11

NATIONAL LANDSCAPE

Connecticut did state wide plan recently

 

ACHY gets us to examine this state wide

 

Runaway  which states are doing good work

 

CLAIRE  what are next steps for CONET?

 

COVENANT HOUSE

 

3:02

 

state cannot lobby  legislature  how strong is the relationship with the Governors Office  Homeless Initiative  TEAM Jennifer Lopez  priorities for children  permanent housing stock  veterans homeless and never will

 

rare brief and non reoccurring  living and languishing in extreme poverty

 

capacity building

 

TWEAK THINGS   LIKE HOUSING FIRST  ASSESS FOR HOUSING NEEDS IS DISTINCT

 

COORDINATED ENTRY  –   led by providers  to make a separate assessment  Denver’s Road Home  fall into the data base.

 

ADULTS and Youth are merged in the same group

 

HCPF  Office of Behavioral Health  MEDICAID to fund these services

 

Inter-agency collaborating  bridging this state wide  how they can assist.

 

advocacy effort at the Capitol daily  schedule quarterly lunches

 

JUNE 14  next meeting at MILE HIGH UNITED WAY at  1 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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