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VULNERABLE POPULATIONS –

May 19, 2016

Katie  Miller  USICH

 

no one here is an advocate!  or is represented as a person who is developing resources and policies for people

 

2 years ago  sadly  from Durango  how lovely

 

community teams   really good at what?

tool kits

population to serve  program and building   graduated 25 teams state wide.

 

pay for the place  pay for the services pay for the rent  HAVE TO  subsidized deeply  

 

dedicate resources to this  CHFA matches tjhs  tax credits

 

creating as much as we can in the next year and a half  because 

 

capital  national consultant  out reach tenant supports  too hard to be dependent on foundations and grants and good will

 

Medicaid Academy:  10 providers  ZACHARY IS the point person for the Governor

 

feasibility for the agency  how does it work how do you access this

 

BUSINESS PLANS BY END OF THE YEAR for creating housing opportunities for people

 

incredible success of the models throughout the state  coordinated session 

 

action lab around the state VETERAN’s  without a safe place to be stay live 

 

longer impact  on  state policies
SANFORD  4 years  at MDHI  service field  CoC  7 counties around DENVER

 

PLANNING CONVENING   23 million a year for housing and services coordinated system  data collection

 

FEDERAL  GOVERNMENT HUD  Housing and Urban Development  great but there is a day when we have to resource these resources across the state

 

25 cities in the country with the highest level of people without a SAFE Place  to live

 

BENNIE   co chair of local  

 

community design team

 

piloting for 18 months  nothing except coordinated assessment people who are doing different activities

 

VI SPDT  Housing assessment tool

 

regional is this opportunity

 

specific to families 

specific to youth

 

100+  people are trained to offer the assessment tool

 

score from 20  to 0  and this determines who has a chance to be housed

 

75%  is subsidized housing  housing   matching people  complex case review match people with the needs  and provide them  with a place

 

without a coordinated system people were cuing up  burden ion the person with a need navigate a complex continuum of services

 

coordinated assessment based on choice  pilot   18 months  we surveyed 3,500 people

 

 

FIRST  YEAR  150  people have been housed 270  veterans  46%  VI SPDT  10+  of above

 

 

short term housing tool helps begins to look at acuity leverls  13.6  55%  scored 14 or higher reverse creamed

 

we’re already serving the most vulnerable people

 

ASSESSMENT   SUMMARIES SELF REPORTED  MENTAL ILLNESS SUBSTANCE 70%  DISEASES  LIVING ON THE STREETS  HIP  RECOVERY IN HER CAR

 

PHYSICAL DISABILITY  OVER 53  YEARS OF AGE  hi v 3%

 

FOCUSED ON MOST VULNERABLE  USE THOSE WHO USE THE MOST SERVICES

 

REGINA HUERTER  CRIMINAL JUSTICE  complex issues  

 

NO SYSTEM OF CASE MANAGEMENT   SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES  VIOLENCE  DEEPENING  TRAUMA 

 

VULNERABILITY  HOW DO WE CHANGE OUR SYSTEMS  # OF PEOPLE LIVING IN HARM’S WAY

 

Bennie  shelf life on his knees  beginning  ED Denver’s Road Home  landscape has changed  10 year plan  lazor focus on chronic people without a place to stay

 

families with children  specialized segments of people without a place to stay

 

INCOME DRIVERS   lack of $  trauma

 

HOUSING INSECURITY

 

over crowding   food insecurity  lack of $  resources any where to make decent food correlation of lack of resources 

 

anemia asthma  many young people are impacted

 

IMPACT  TRAUMA

 

Lady is speaking about older people

 

affordable  housing

 

senior co-housing

 

non traditional housing   into shared living spaces

 

no  solution   to extreme poverty  –  regional  TOD  discounted or free rides on RTD

 

 

thesis on the subject of older people

 

ZACHARY  IS TALKING  

 

PEOPLE RISING AGAINST POVERTY

 

TRAUMA        TRAUMA   COUNTER TRANSFERENCE VICARIOUS TRAUMA

 

TRAUMA  TRAUMA  TRAUMA TRAUMA  TRAUMA

 

 

 

Housing issues for seniors  naturally occurring areas for seniors  home sharing   new set of services

 

City Attorney OFFICE

 

Ishmael  said that in 2009 when he started there were 9,000 people who applied for the Housing Vouchers and in 2016  there are 25,000  people applying for the same vouchers.

 

 

 

 

 

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