HOPE Policy Recommendation #1 - Data Improvement
Facilitate and coordinate data improvement efforts with community partners.
Work with service providers to improve data collection to reduce duplicative efforts, collect data using a trauma-informed approach, and better understand the cycle of homelessness.
July 2022 - October 2022
- Vina Moses completed a client survey to help gather data.
- Benton County, City of Corvallis, and Community Services Consortium (CSC) have partnered with Community ROCKit to engage the community to connect our most vulnerable community members to housing opportunities by inspiring participation in an effective coordinated entry system.
June 2021 - June 2022
- New data analyst position at Community Services Consortium to support shelter and housing providers.
- HOPE Coordinator convening community partners to tackle improved data sharing and analysis.
- InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization has created a Research Institute and is collaborating with Oregon State University researchers on data analysis regarding our unhoused community members.
- Jackson Street Youth Services has transitioned to a new data system, Apricot, to improve tracking of client data.
- Vina Moses has implemented Apricot and UniteUs to better track data and client needs.
- Corvallis Daytime Drop-in Center’s Street Outreach and Response Team (SORT) volunteers are collecting data in the field twice per week when supporting unhoused individuals during outreach efforts.