Presentation on theme: "Se. Mission To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another."— Presentation transcript:
Mission To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.
Vision To be the leader in fostering powerful partnerships to impact the human care issues that matter most to the people of our community.
We do this by: 1.Convening forums around important issues. 2.Facilitating collaborative efforts around service solutions. 3.Collecting resources. 4.Distributing resources.
For Every 1000* Residents of the Northern Shenandoah Valley… 154 are 65 and older; 150 speak a language other than English at home; and 190 have no health insurance *Based on Virginia Averages Source: Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission and U.S. Census
For Every 1000* Residents of the Northern Shenandoah Valley… 108 live in poverty ; 140 lack a High School diploma or equivalent; and 120 experience food insecurity at home. *Based on Virginia Averages Source: Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission and U.S. Census
NSV Population Growth 1960 – 2040 (Projected) A rapidly increasing population translates into more human service demand Source: Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and U.S. Census
Population over 65 (2012) CountyPercentage Clarke County16.3% Frederick County 12.7% Page County 17.7% Shenandoah County 18.5% Warren County 12.7% Winchester 14.0% State of Virginia15.4% Source: Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and U.S. Census
Regional Population Breakdown by Age (2012) Source: U.S. Census
Population by Race (2012) WhiteBlackHispanic Origin Clarke County 90.2%5.3%3.5% Frederick County 89.3%4.1%6.6% Page County 95.9%1.9%1.6% Shenandoah County 93.0%1.7%6.1% Warren County 90.9%4.6%3.5% Winchester 74.5%10.9%15.4% State of Virginia 71.1%19.7%8.4% Source: Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and U.S. Census
Housing Most common housing problems in the Northern Shenandoah Valley: Cost Burden (greater than 50% monthly income): 37% Overcrowding (more than 2 people/room): 1% Lack of Complete Indoor Plumbing (incomplete kitchen or bath): 2% Has 1 or more housing problems: 9% Source: Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission
2013 Federal Poverty Level Family Unit Size Annual Gross Income 100% of poverty Full-Time hourly Wage for 100% of Poverty 1 Person$11,490 $6.58 per hour 2 People$15,510 $7.56 per hour 3 People$19,530 $9.54 per hour 4 People$23,550$11.51 per hour For each additional Person add: $4,020 Source: US Dept. Health and Human Services
Residents Living In Poverty Virginia10.8% Winchester17.8% Frederick Co. 8.9% Clarke Co. 8.2% Shenandoah Co.13.4% Page Co.17.1% Warren Co.10.4% Source: Kids Count and U.S. Census
Children Living In Poverty Virginia15.6% Winchester23.6% Frederick Co.12.4% Clarke Co.10.3% Shenandoah Co.20.3% Page Co.23.5% Warren Co.15.8% Source: Kids Count and U.S. Census
Median Household Income 2000 vs Source: Kids Count VirginiaClarke County Frederick County Shenandoah County WinchesterPage CountyWarren County $40,209$51,601$46,941$39,173$34,335$34, 357$44,091 $61, 209$74,472$64,501$47,669$42,539$40,118$56,450
Homelessness* On any given night, approximately 0.13% of the population is homeless. 42% of the homeless are families with children A person must earn $18.09 per hour ($36,635) to afford an average 2 bedroom apartment. *An individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular or adequate night time residence and an individual who has a night time residence that is a temporary shelter ( HUD 2011). Source: Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, 2011
Regional Homelessness Point-In-Time: Annual unduplicated count of homeless persons and families (HUD); January 24, 2013: 206 homeless persons (adults & children); 33 homeless children (under age 18); 160 homeless households; Of those 206 homeless persons: 2% veterans; 9% severely mentally ill; 25% chronic substance abusers; 10% chronically homeless (adults & children); 16% victims of domestic violence Source: Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission PIT Count includes homeless shelters, unsheltered persons, food pantries other service providers in the Northern Shenandoah Valley Region.
Education Levels 2011 (Population 25 and over) CountyHS GraduateBachelor Degree Clarke County 87.5%30.7% Frederick County 84.3%24.2% Page County 73.1%12.1% Shenandoah County 82.6%18.0% Warren County 84.4%21.7% Winchester 82.2%29.9% State of Virginia 86.1%33.8% Source: U.S. Census
Child Day Care Facts - Virginia Number of children, under 6 needing child care: 380,668. Number of working mothers with children under 6: 150,885. Average annual full time cost of center based childcare or home- $4,750-$8,800. Source: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies- 2011
Percentage of Uninsured County Percentage of Uninsured Winchester 21% Frederick Co 16% Clarke Co 14% Shenandoah Co 18% Page Co 19% Warren Co 17% State of Virginia 15% Source: County Health Rankings, 2013
Overall Health Ranking CountyRanking Winchester 81/133 Frederick County 26/133 Clarke County 27/133 Shenandoah County 28/133 Page County 43/133 Warren County 62/133 Source: County Health Rankings, 2013
Mental Health Facts Virginia suicide rate deaths per 100,000 people. (National Rate 11.3). Rates of suicide are higher for older people. 9.5% of Americans (18+) have depressive disorders. 10% of Children have a Mental Illness 1 in 4 people experience Mental Illness per Year 50% of Children are untreated Source: National Institute of Mental Health/ Alzheimer Association-2011 NAMI Presentation
Mental Health Dialogue Community Dialogue held 10/10/13 Top 5 Issues – Service Affordability – Increase Public Awareness/Eliminate Stigma – School Staff Training of MH Warning Signs – Assisted Living Options – Job Opportunities
Aging in Place AARP Report 2011: 9 in 10 persons 65 and older want to stay in their current housing situation. Barriers to aging in place: Affordability; Safety and Security; Physical Home Design; and Accessibility to Services & Transportation Source: Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission and AARP
EDUCATION GOAL: Improve on-time graduation and advanced learning Decrease the percentage of children entering kindergarten in need of remedial assistance. Increase public school graduation rates. Increase the percentage of area students who participate in advanced learning programs. UWNSV Community Needs Update:
INCOME GOAL: Decrease the number of financially unstable working families (earning less than $25,000 per household ). Help individuals secure jobs earning enough to support their families. Help individuals participate in language and financial literacy training programs. Provide support for families to meet basic needs (food, shelter, utilities, etc.). UWNSV Community Needs Update:
HEALTH GOAL: Reduce the incidence and prevalence of health risk behaviors Improve health behaviors for individuals in Northern Shenandoah Valley. Insure the availability of health and mental health services for people in need. Assess future health needs and service issues of an increasing senior population. UWNSV Community Needs Update:
CALL TO ACTION… GIVE …financially support programs and services aimed at priority needs. ADVOCATE …promote local services and efforts to respond to unmet priority needs. VOLUNTEER …provide your time and energy to make a difference in your community.