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ERIC Number: ED314524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 116
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive Planning To Address Homelessness. City Initiatives.
Zawisza, Kris
This packet contains documents that provide information about the planning and implementation of a comprehensive plan to address homelessness in cities throughout the U.S. Information on the following components of a comprehensive strategy are included: (1) "Task Forces"; (2) "Assessment Studies"; (3) "Emergency Services"; (4) "Transitional Housing and Supportive Services"; "Permanent Housing"; and (6) "Prevention." In addition, examples of comprehensive plans that utilize these components are included. The following practical information and examples of successful programs are included: (1) "Homeless Task Force in Atlanta"; (2) "Milwaukee Task Force on Emergency Shelter and Relocation Services"; (3) "Sample Shelter Survey"; (4) "Seattle Recommendations for Employment Initiatives"; (5) "Los Angeles Shelter Ordinances"; (6) "Cincinnati Minimum Requirements for Emergency Shelters"; (7) "Portland Merchandise and Shelter Vendor Programs"; (8) "New York Shelter Employment Program"; (9) "Philadelphia Center City Project"; (10) "Los Angeles Alcohol-Free Living Center (McNay House)"; (11) "Boston Low-Income Housing Policies"; (12) "Seattle Homeless Family Strategy--Prevention Phase"; (13) "Minneapolis/St. Paul More Than Shelter Program"; and (14) "Washington, D.C. Service System for Homeless Families." A bibliography with 13 references is included. Four tables and one diagram are included. (Author/JS)
Homelessness Information Exchange, 1830 Connecticut Ave., NW, 4th floor, Washington, DC 20009 ($20.00 profit organizations, $10.00 non-profit organizations).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Edison Electric Inst., Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Homelessness Exchange, Washington, DC.
Note: Some pages contain marginally legible type.