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Development of California's Ten Year Chronic Homelessness Action Plan

California State Plan

Final Ten Year Homelessness Plan Cover Letter

Final Ten Year Chronic Homelessness Action Plan

 

 

California Policy Academy

June 21 - 23, 2006
Asilomar, Monterey, CA

 

Materials from this event are organized by topic below. There are four main sections as well as a posting of welcome packets handed out at the event and introductory resource materials. The first item in each main section is the rank order tabulation of strategies suggested by and voted on by delegates at the event. Behind that are additional resource materials available to and used during the process.

 

Welcome Packet

Agenda

Governor Schwarzenegger's Chronic Homelessness Initiative

Creating the Content

Participants List (updated since event to reflect actual attendance/representation)

Table Leader and Content Expert Biographies

Evaluation Form

 

I. Background on Chronic Homelessness and its Solutions in California

 

Data and Dollars:

Prevalence of Chronic Homelessness in California

Prevalence of Subpopulations Among Homeless People in California

Recent Data on Homelessness in California

Causes, Definition, Barriers, Challenges and Solutions to Chronic Homelessness

Mainstream Systems Continuum of Care Paradigm

Continuum of Care Funding Map

Eligible Jurisdictions not Applying for Continuum of Care Funding in 2006

Status of Ten-Year Planning Map

California Federal Competitive Grant Map

HUD 2005 Emergency Shelter Grants and 2005 State FESG Grants

Continental U.S. 2002 Continuum of Care Areas Map

 

How State Government Works:

California State Government: The Executive Branch

The Life Cycle of Legislation

How to Play the Legislative Budget Game [This hand-out is from a publication called 'Dollars and Democracy: An Advocate's Guide to the California State Budget Process' pages 20-21. This publication can be ordered by contacting California Budget Project at 921 11th Street, Suite 502 / Sacramento CA 95814 or via phone at 916.444.0500, fax at 916.444.0172 or e-mail at cbp@cbp.org.]

Budget Backgrounder: Making Dollars Make Sense

Summary of Current California Legislation Affecting Extremely Low Income and Homeless Persons

Selected Laws Enacted in California that Address Homelessness and Housing (through 2005)

 

Selected Resources & Policy Academy:

Draft Action Plan for California Homeless Families

Co-occurring Disorders Joint Action Council (COJAC) State Plan Action Plan [also available for download at www.cojac.ca.gov/index/htm]

Homelessness and Housing in California: A Catalog of Research and Resources

Past Homeless Policy Academies Resource List

Improving Access to Mainstream Services for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness Resource Manual Table of Contents

Giving Voice to Homeless People in Policy Practice and Research by Nicole Glasser

 

 

II. Component One: Discharge and Transition Planning

Rank Order Tabulated Ballots of Table Suggested and Voted on Strategies

HomeBase Summary of Local Planning Documents

Stakeholder Input

Key Proposals from the Davis Report

Policies and Protocols

State of California Highlight: MIOCRG Program

Project Profile: Serial Inebriates Program

Project Profile: Project Choice

Project Profile: New Directions

Project Profile: Supportive Housing Initiative Act Project

 

 

III. Component Two: Outreach, Treatment, and Services

Rank Order Tabulated Ballots of Table Suggested and Voted on Strategies

HomeBase Summary of Local Planning Documents

Stakeholder Input

Key Proposals from the Davis Report

Key Proposal: Hate Crime Legislation

State of California Highlight: AB 2034

Project Profile: Project Homeless Connect

Project Profile: Project Coming Home

Housing First Services for People Who Are Homeless With Co-Occurring Serious Mental Illness and Substance Abuse by Deborah K. Padgett, Lelyla Dulcur and Sam Tsemberis available for download at http://rsw.sagepub.com/cgi/content/short/16/1/74

 

 

IV. Component Three: Housing

Rank Order Tabulated Ballots of Table Suggested and Voted on Strategies

HomeBase Summary of Local Planning Documents

Stakeholder Input

Key Proposals from the Davis Report

HomeBase Summary of Continuum of Care Housing Inventories

Compendium of Housing Models that Meet the Needs of Persons with COD: Proposed Framework

State of California Highlight: SHIA Program

Project Profile: Skid Row Collaborative

Successful Strategy: Washington's Homeless Housing and Assistance Act (HB 2163)

HomeBase Summary of "Predicting Staying In or Leaving Permanent Supportive Housing That Serves Homeless People with Serious Mental Illness"

Public Service Reductions Associated with Placement of Homeless Persons with Severe Mental Illness in Supportive Housing by Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux and Trevor Hadley

 

 

V. Component Four: Incomes and Employment

Rank Order Tabulated Ballots of Table Suggested and Voted on Strategies

HomeBase Summary of Local Planning Documents

Stakeholder Input

Key Proposals from the Davis Report

Summary of Continuum of Care Performance Outcomes in California [as reported by 32 CoCs]

Project Profile: Hope House

Project Profile: L.A. Hope

Reducing Medicaid Enrollment Barriers for Individuals who are Homeless

Protecting Homeless Medicaid Beneficiaries Under Managed Care

Reducing SSI Enrollment Barriers for Homeless Claimants

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Initiative Overview [This document was created by Policy Research Associates, Inc. as part of their SSI/SSDI Outreach and Recovery Technical Assistance Initiative. To see more information from them or request a copy of this handout please go to www.pathprogram.samhsa.gov/SOAR]

Challenges in the SSI/SSDI Process for Homeless Adults with Mental Illnesses and Strategies to Address Them

Expediting Access to SSA Disability Benefits: Promising Practices for People who are Homeless [12 page document, to request a copy or be added to the SOAR Listserv please e-mail SOAR@prainc.com]

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