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Advisory Committee on Homeless Youth State Wide

July 12, 2016

Advisory Committee of Homeless Youth   STATE WIDE COALITION of people and organizations  regarding young adults and children  throughout 64 counties.

 

 

ACHY meeting Tues July 12 2-4pm

Toombs – DOLA, Kristin

5:46 PM (20 hours ago)

to Kristin
 Look forward to seeing/talking with you at the ACHY meeting tomorrow, Tuesday July 12 at 2-4pm.  Please note the time is different than the usual 1-3pm
Location:
Mile High United Way, Busse Board Room
711 Park Ave., Denver
Call in details:
Participant Code: 129013
 
Webinar link:
 
Feel free to invite others. 
 
Take care,
Kristin
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Kristin Toombs
Homeless Programs Manager

1313 Sherman St., Room 320, Denver, CO  80203
Under the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA), all messages sent by or to me on this state-owned e-mail account may be subject to public disclosure.

ivision of Housing    Kristin Toombs

FUP  Family Unification Program  extended from 18 months to 3 years.    age will be brought to 16 from 18 in foster care.

 

Family Self-sufficiency  5 years saving and match goals for independence and budgeting and financing management

 

new housing resource youth bonus   33 vouchers Shelter + Care  different than housing choice care vouchers

 

still can maintain the voucher throughout  their life time  prioritized or youth from 18 to 24

 

common assessment  tool for SPDAT  who has the most need.  YES THEY WILL USE Transition AGE YOUTH

 

Specialized person development  prioritization assistance  assessment  index tool 

 

Commitis, Urban Peak, Attention Homes,  Volunteers of America,  family Tree,   mental health center of Denver   –  will be started in OCTOBER

 

2 year rental assistance  partnering with public schools  elementary  through high school   homeless students

 

talk about:  

 

Next Step  TBRental Assistance  2 years vouchers Boulder  Family Tree  Aurora  Denver Grand Junction  UUA COG  Canon City  Pueblo  serving thirty families only  limited on 1 million dollars

 

family Youth Services Bureau   traditional service support

 

HUD  

 

a lot of funding comes from the federal government for 64 counties  COC NOFA   the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless involved in this weighting for the funding  TOM POWER   regional support –    new funding source  focused on youth   for next two or more years depending on politics and elected officials.

 

MDHI Metropolitan Denver Homeless Initiative  –  7 counties

 

Rural Collaborative:  Roz Wheeler Bell and Tom Power

 

$  FROM THE STATE    a lot of money is spoken for which is allocated to programs already 

 

permanent housing  each CoC  has one of these projects

 

FAMILY YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU:  basic center grants  all of Colorado street out reach  reapplied they were denied last year  Grand Junction 21 day shelter

Transitional living program  aged out of foster care at 18  8 pilots    LGBTQ youth  TLP  rural collaborative.  FSB  is involved

 

Toolkit

Shiloh House

 

Permanent Supportive Housing with special needs

 

STATE is setting aside a certain number of their vouchers for these units  ties the voucher to that unit

 

4th  tool kit  Jennifer Lopez at Governor’s Office  what will project look like?

 

who are the investors  what is ownership process  5 were funded last year   222     last year  132  this year are applied for

 

not only Denver metro area 

 

Mid September through February

 

Attention Homes has done one of these in Boulder  in 2 years in Boulder 40 units  will be constructed 

 

KIPPI CLAUSSON  wrap around pocket of young people 16 to 18 years old  system involved  child welfare is not opening because they do not rise to the level of risk.  Medicaid will be important  # of young people is rising perceptibly.    getting ready for these issues.

 

actively involved in  Continuum of Care

 

THURS 28th  9 to 10  am talking about pathways tool  kit  @ CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

Larimer and Weld County they meet together on Friday the 22nd.  MARK on phone

 

Pathways to Success  Erin is on the phone  IRB from   6 demonstration sites  monthly meeting yesterday

 

CHILDREN’s BUREAU  18 sites nationally,  3 years to do an evaluation  navigators  14 to 17 aged   entered in foster care at any time  18 and older any foster care

 

 

 

counties working with HRS providers comparison transitioning from foster care

 

HOUSING RESOURCES WILL BE plugged in

 

CONET  where are we at this moment  COLORADO NETWORK FOR YOUTH  HOMELESS YOUTH PROVIDERS  non youth providers

 

ACHY was established by statute because they cannot do organizing

 

URBAN PEAK  ATTENTION HOMES  another meeting in August

 

 

 

JULY 25th  8 to 10 am

 

homeless youth provider  Kippi  Clausson:  

 

Inter agency council on homeless does not exist

 

`Alejandro    worked in New York  gaps in services   working on specifics to work on sheltering in all 64 counties  largest concentration is in DENVER METRO REGION.   

 

centralized homeless agency  best practices from many other places

 

public rest rooms 24 hours care   some people don’t want the support  they cannot be supported young person  who wants to listen  I worked at a day shelter in Kansas City Missouri  I graduated from high school  you are doing a good job   Valentino Valencia  been on the streets and young adult

 

Aurora is using their marijuana supported funding

 

MARK  reference to Alejandro  focus first on DENVER  less urban centric  per capita data

 

McKinney-Vento  data  just as mush a burden in the areas outside of  Metro Region.

 

Valentino Valencia  some people cannot get housing  some people have a hard time that is what a shelter is for.

 

HIV clinic  at St. Joseph’s  many clients experiencing  being without a place to stay

 

sub committees are being proposed

 

Erin  on November events :  for homeless youth awareness month

 

State Youth Development Plan

 

Project Homeless Connect  15  November 3  at the Convention Center

 

YOUTH SUMMIT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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