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1 What is 100,000 Homes campaign? National movement House vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals and families 100,000 by July of 2014.

2 What is Vulnerability Index (VI)? Began as research into causes of death among chronically homeless individuals Tool for indentifying and prioritizing people who are homeless according to the fragility of their health and living situation VI Tool can be used to develop individualized housing plans

3 Communities

4 Colorado Counts: Communities working to house Coloradans in need Fifth state to join the 100K Homes Campaign Expanded vulnerability: Health vulnerability, AND Behaviors or circumstance that jeopardize their situation, At risk for system involvement, and Frequent User. Targeting all populations, not just the traditional chronic Incredible data tool Coloradocounts.orgColoradocounts.org Facebook TwitterFacebookTwitter

5 Statewide Colorado Counts campaign Led and coordinated, in conjunction with local communities, by: – Gary Sanford- Governor's Advisor on Homeless Initiatives – Cara Cheevers – Katie Symons – Adam Zarrin

6 Mesa County Registry Week - March 5 to March 9, surveys completed- assessing homeless and at risk 75 families 49 youth (18-25 years) 92 veterans 151 chronic individuals/families

7 Pueblo County Registry Week Began June 30, Interviews (50 men, 27 women, 3 did not report) 34 medically vulnerable 18 Veterans 45 is average age 49 are chronically homeless 11 Families 6 are Youth/Under 25 years of age

8 Southwestern Colorado Registry Week July 16 to July 20, Interviews (181 men, 141 women, 7 did not report) 67 medically vulnerable 38 Veterans 77 Families 59 are Youth/Under 25 years of age

9 Veterans Data - Registry Weeks by Region Regions Surveyed Total # Interviewed Vulnerable Count Military Veterans % of Military Vets Mesa County % Pueblo County % Roaring Fork % Southwest region % Weld County0000 Denver Metro0000 Totals %

10 Veterans Data - Registry Weeks by Region (continued) Regions Surveyed Military Veterans # chronic homeless vets # in jail/priso n # Dishon discharge # on housing waitlist % registered with VA Hospital Mesa County % Pueblo County % Roaring Fork % Southwest region % Weld County00000 Denver Metro00000 Totals

11 Other Regional Efforts Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin Counties – August 13 to August 17, 2012 Metropolitan Denver – coordinated by MDHI – Late Fall, Early Winter 2012 Weld County – Fall 2012

12 Denver Metro Area Veterans Registry Month of November 2012 Initial metro wide effort - Conduct surveys all month with homeless veterans Done in places veterans will be likely to frequent Use VI tool to focus on targeting housing /services Conduct initiative with other vulnerable homeless populations in

13 County Coordinators for 2012 Vulnerability Index Adams CountyAlicia Aguilar Adams CountyIsabel Traver Arapahoe CountyKeith Singer Arapahoe CountyCara Tejada Boulder CountyIsabel McDevitt Boulder CountyValerie Watson City and County of BroomfieldSharon Farrell City and County of DenverMelanie Lewis-Dickerson City and County of DenverLindi Sinton Douglas CountyRand Clark Douglas CountyValerie Robson Jefferson CountyLinda Barringer MDHI ContactRebecca Mayer

14 Denver’s Road Home- VI Initiative Melanie Lewis Dickerson, Partnership’s Manager, Denver’s Road Home

15 Denver’s Road Home-VI Initiative Overview of VI Survey in Denver Data Implementation via Denver Housing Authority and Service Contracts


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