HOPE Foundational Recommendation A - Organizational Capacity

Organizational Capacity

Prioritize housing solutions within existing city/county resources and hire additional staff to coordinate and implement these policy recommendations. Support the growth of local service providers who transition people out of homelessness.

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Community Progress:

July 2022 - October 2022 Progress

  • Pathfinder Clubhouse added two staff to their supported employment program. 
  • The Oregon State University Basic Needs Center added a new position with a housing focus to administer housing program for students, build partnerships, and offer peer to peer supports. 
  • Unity Shelter received funding from the Oregon Community Foundation and other donors to create a Life Skills and Transitions Coach position to support those moving from shelter or transitional housing into permanent housing.
  • Corvallis School District added 5 new family advocates to support children and families who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of losing housing.

June 2021 - June 2022 Progress

 

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