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July 2018

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Diversion Workgroup

Diversion Workgroup


07/02/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Salvation Army’s Shield of Hope Center, 924 North Christiana

Working with the Coordinated Entry System (CES), provide a roadmap for effective and appropriate shelter diversion activities which will quickly connect individuals and families with alternate housing arrangements and services.​
Expertise needed: Diversion policy and processes, vast knowledge of options and resources that can be used to divert eligible clients from shelter.
Meeting details: This group meets every Monday at 10a.m. Contact Christine Riley at christine.riley@cityofchicago.org, 312-746-8727 to RSVP.


 
 
All Chicago Closed for 4th of July Holiday

All Chicago Closed for 4th of July Holiday


07/04/2018 (All day)



 
 
 
EVHI Community Team Meeting

EVHI Community Team Meeting


07/06/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
DFSS, 10 S. Kedzie, Room 205

The Community Team is responsible for helping to shape the implementation of Chicago's Coordinated Entry System (CES), as well as to address systemic barriers identified by providers and Veterans that prevent Veterans from getting housed quickly and efficiently. Systemic barriers experienced by staff participating in the EVHI SIT meetings are brought to the Community Team for discussion and possible resolution. 
Expertise needed: The EVHI Community Team is comprised of program management/leadership staff from the VA, emergency shelters, transitional housing, outreach, and all housing providers that serve Veterans. 
Meeting details: Please contact Jessica Smith at CSH at jessica.smith@csh.org if interested in attending.


 
 
Youth Advisory Board Meeting

Youth Advisory Board Meeting


07/07/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm


Contact Karen Kowal at kkowal@allchicago.org for location information.


 
 
 
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SOAR Applications and Training Workgroup

SOAR Applications and Training Workgroup


07/11/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
All Chicago, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 504, Chicago, IL, 60661

The purpose of this group is to oversee SOAR community mobilization and training, and provide support and oversight to a community of SOAR providers. The goals of this group are to develop and execute a plan to mobilize the community around SOAR and train enough providers to complete 100 applications per year, and to develop and execute a plan to provide support and oversight to a community of SOAR providers.
Expertise needed: Anyone with interest and/or experience with SOAR or SSI/SSDI, especially with a particular expertise or interest in quality improvement and training, is welcome to join this group.​
Meeting details: The group meetings occur at All Chicago on the second Wednesday of every month from 10am-11:30am. Contact Margaret Smith for more information.


 
 
Coordinated Entry Rapid Re-housing Provider Workgroup

Coordinated Entry Rapid Re-housing Provider Workgroup


07/12/2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
All Chicago, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 504, Chicago, IL, 60661

The Coordinated Entry (CE) Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Provider workgroup will meet as needed to find solutions to challenges impacting RRH programs with any type of funding, including CoC, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). This solution-focused workgroup will work to standardize and streamline RRH processes by crafting and testing strategies related to CE.
Expertise needed: Workgroup members should be RRH managers who can make project policy changes. RRH staff with direct line experience along with people with lived experience of homelessness that have experience with a RRH program are welcome to join.
Meeting details: Please sign up here to join the group or e-mail rcrolius@allchicago.org with any questions.

 
 
System Performance and Evaluation Committee (SPEC) Meeting

System Performance and Evaluation Committee (SPEC) Meeting


07/12/2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
All Chicago, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 504, Chicago, IL, 60661

This group will improve and refine the Program Models Chart, the NOFA Evaluation Tool, and performance monitoring protocols
Expertise needed: Participants may be involved in policy work at their agency, complete the ranking instrument, or have experience using data/reporting to drive their program offerings or set goals. Someone with an interest in system performance and improvement of systems & projects, as well as developing and implementing tools that enhance project performance and shape the local evaluation tool, would be a good fit. 


 
 
 
 
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Pipeline Expansion Work Group

Pipeline Expansion Work Group


07/18/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
CSH - 205 W. Randolph, 23rd Floor

This working group will advance housing and service creation strategies to meet the needs of the Chicago CoC as informed through data. Committee members will affirm the scale and range of units and services, review and validate financial implications, take actions to secure development partnerships, financing commitments, policy changes and coordination strategies to achieve the pipeline goals. This working group will have dynamic interactions with other Action Agenda groups to achieve its goals. 
Expertise needed: Group members should have or develop a working knowledge of supportive housing, rapid re-housing, and prevention programs, connection and/or oversight of affordable/supportive housing development activities with particular connection to community-based programs, represent service systems that have significant housing needs, and housing policies or systems. 
 


 
 
Outreach Workgroup

Outreach Workgroup


07/18/2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Salvation Army Freedom Center - 825 North Christiana, Room 47

This group will align outreach with CES targeting. They will work actively with CES to identify individuals who are disengaged from the system or are in need of higher levels of care. The group will identify outreach plans and resources to support targeted populations, as well as develop strategies for encampments.
Expertise needed: Knowledge of or experience with coordinating outreach procedures and processes, working with homeless populations that are transient, and having a vast knowledge of options and resources that can be used to assist clients.
Contact Christine Riley at christine.riley@cityofchicago.org, 312-746-8727 to RSVP.


 
 
Evaluation Tool Subcommittee Meeting

Evaluation Tool Subcommittee Meeting


07/19/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Thresholds - 4423 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, IL

This group develops and refines the annual local evaluation instrument.
Expertise needed: Participants may be involved in policy work at their agency, complete the ranking instrument, or have experience using data/reporting to drive their program offerings or set goals. Someone with an interest in system performance and improvement of systems & projects, as well as developing and implementing tools that enhance project performance and shape the local evaluation tool, would be a good fit. 
Meeting details: Contact kkowal@allchicago.org for more information about this group.


 
 
 
 
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SOAR Collaborations & Sustainability Workgroup

SOAR Collaborations & Sustainability Workgroup


07/31/2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
All Chicago, 651 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 504, Chicago, IL, 60661

The purpose of this group is to oversee SOAR outcomes tracking and incorporate and sustain three dedicated SOAR providers in Chicago’s SOAR landscape. The group’s goals are to develop and execute a plan to monitor outcomes tracking and to develop and execute a plan to incorporate and sustain at least three dedicated SOAR providers.
Expertise needed: Anyone with interest and/or experience with SOAR or SSI/SSDI, especially with particular expertise or interest in tracking and monitoring outcomes, is welcome to join this group
Meeting details: The group meetings occur at All Chicago on the last Tuesday of every month from 10am-11:30am. Contact Margaret Smith for more information.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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