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MDHI CoC Stakeholder Meeting May 2016

May 12, 2016

MDHI CoC Stakeholder Meeting May 2016

 

AHORA  QUE PASA?

 

Milliner  opening the meeting  semi-annual  stakeholder meeting

 

EXCITING TIMES

TOP TIER OF CoC’s

 

INTRODUCING STAFF

 

  • UPDATES
  • SOLICIT INPUT
  • RECOGNITION / NETWORKING

The meeting objectives  working with the vulnerable

 

terming off  who might that be

 

decisions  this was always required  to do  Sr.

 

CoC challenges

 

CoC cuts by HUD    barriers for families

 

95%  have cuts in tier 2 of all CoC’s across the US

 

amount of rent and scarcity  paucity of places to live

 

housing navigators  some of the families are already housed  Marvin was asked by Lindi if they could stay in section 8?

 

Signy is speaking about arapahoe County  they are reverse creaming the successful of those being housed.

 

Marvin is speaking at the moment.

 

Denver Housing Authority has been placing at the people at the top of the list of people receiving vouchers

 

DHA has not released any vouchers since January

 

PEOPLE who are living in their cars  managers will not rent to them

 

A lot of people are choosing to live in a vehicle as opposed to a place

 

POINT IN TIME  inconsistent coverage for counting people across the region

 

need a cadre of professionals to do this  counting

 

people are not counted often because the definition excludes people

 

and then there is a the Homeless Management Information System  (HMIS)

 

large shelters in this area have 400+  numbers

 

BOSTON USES a computer modular means to count people  (No paper)  immediate input of the #’s.

 

required to do these counts annually.

 

initial count of the people across the region  expand the time to a week or more

 

HMIS  no one has mentioned   consistent for next 5 years  the reporting and the responders  51 of 106

 

not simply take a report  get information and help to answer their queries  move beyond the data point

 

schools need a control  it is a stand alone there is a data issue  Ap  for HMIS

 

down to provide it has to be when it is  end of January  we are not required to have a community wide report

 

PHC  connected with the CONVENTION CENTER not likely

 

young people families not counted  Chaffe and Hall  from the University of Chicago  POINT of TIME 21st and 22nd of JULY  helping to provide a better data set

 

YOUTH ARE INVOLVED PAID FOR FOCUS GROUPS  PAID TO CONDUCT THE COUNT 2508   944  720

 

only in county of Denver  for this first count.

 

three major  acts  to include in the count to include the Department of Education and the diverse population

 

PRESS RELEASE California Representative how to determine a funding source

 

PRO RATA NEED:  opening before June 21

 

NUMBERS ARE UP     VETERANS  ARE UP  marijuana driven first and foremost.

 

IBM  f to 6 weeks they will release a report proposed implementation  concerns with ADSTEC  recommend change vendors

 

1 vendor and 3 Coc’s   ongoing conversation with all CoC’s

 

opportunity  it is not easy  looking forward to having a system that is able to work.

 

some places across the nation are working well with their vendors

 

 

I AM AMAZED That there are places that are working effectively

 

San Francisco  PUT AN rfp  for new vendors  AP Associates has been asked to assist

 

IBM  does not HUD rate these vendors  there is no analysis of who is effective and not nationally.

 

BONE and Service Point?

 

User Group help moving forward.  Process that we went through  was thorough  they met biweekly on all of this

 

input from a lot of different agencies  did not coerce people to be involved  they had everything done 

 

coordinated entry  no one knew what it would look like we did the best that we could

 

world of navigation and computer  changes   changing annually everything is a download from one data base to another. it is way different than 5 years ago.  BOULDER COUNTY having a warehouse for keeping all of the data  significant # of majors and Department of county leadership  across the region how do we share all data dealing with services and poverty

 

great opportunity making connections HMIS  system is critical for the community

 

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless do not have enough support staff and resources to do their job as the HMIS administrator

 

EXPAND COORDINATED ASSESSMENT AND HOUSING PLACEMENT SYSTEM < CAHPS >

 

PUBLIC BENEFIT ENROLLMENT

 

RESOURCES TO INCREASE LOCAL CAPACITY  PEER NAVIGATOR PROJECT

 

16 MILLION UPWARD 23 MILLION DOLLARS

 

homeless preference for seniors  arch diocese of Denver,  Volunteers of America,  low need people  Senior SUPPORT Services88

 

no housing subsidy  all supports

 

system performance   how are we doing reaching the benchmarks

 

open comment period

 

adult able bodied adult without dependents

 

SNAP  supplemental nutrition assistance Program

 

grocery  store  THE HUNGER FREE COLORADO    extended exemptions

 

increased demand

 

paucity of people who have come to this meeting  less than the attendance as I recall the last time at the United Way

 

6 questions to write down a phrase to stick up on the parking lots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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