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South Hampton Roads. Regional Task Force to End Homelessness. a work in progress, 2005 to present August 2012. Chesapeake, Franklin, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk & Virginia Beach, VA. 2005. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Regional Task Force to End Homelessnessa work in progress, 2005 to present</p><p>August 2012South Hampton RoadsChesapeake, Franklin, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk &amp; Virginia Beach, VA</p></li><li><p>2005Norfolks Mayor Paul Fraim invites all South Hampton Roads localities to join in ending homelessness: the Regional Task Force to End Homelessness is formed when each of the Mayors and Chairs appoint a representative.</p><p>September 2005: the Task Force issues a Regional Report on Homelessness</p></li><li><p>SHR Regional Task Force: Participating Regional Non-profitsACCESS AIDS Care ForKids Hampton Roads Planning District CommissionOur House FamiliesPortsmouth Area Resources Coalition (PARC) Samaritan House Seton Youth SheltersThe Dwelling PlaceThe Planning CouncilUnited Way of South Hampton RoadsVirginia Beach Community Development CorporationVirginia Supportive Housing</p></li><li><p>Regional Homeless GoalEnd homelessness through:</p><p> Increased housing opportunities</p><p> Increased services for sustainability </p></li><li><p>Regional Homeless StrategiesPromote Best Practices Coordinate efforts</p><p>Raise awareness</p><p>Raise funds</p></li><li><p>Promote Best Practices: Host Regional Conferences Featuring United States Interagency Council on HomelessnessCorporation for Supportive HousingThe Healing PlaceHennepin CountyFamilies and Trauma San Diego Serial Inebriate Initiative1811 Eastlake, SeattleMotivational InterviewingThe Healing Place</p><p>Housing Focused Case ManagementThe Healing PlaceRe-entryFaith Community200620082010</p></li><li><p>Coordinate Efforts: DataRegional Point in Time Counts: 2007 2011 Online Affordable Housing DatabaseRegional Needs Assessment 2010Ongoing Data Collection</p></li><li><p>Coordinate Efforts: Regional Permanent Supportive HousingPartnered with Virginia Supportive Housing to develop four 60-unit Single Room Occupancy (SROs) apartment buildings :</p><p>Gosnold Apartments, Norfolk, 2006Cloverleaf Apartments, Virginia Beach , 2008South Bay Apartments, Portsmouth, 2010Herons Landing Apartments, Chesapeake, anticipated 2012</p></li><li><p>Gosnold Apartments in NorfolkBeforeTodayWith the adaptive reuse of the RC Cola bottling warehouse, Gosnold Apartments opened in December 2006. Gosnold is the first permanent supportive housing development for homeless adults in the region, and the first regionally-supported studio apartments for homeless single adults in the nation. </p></li><li><p>Cloverleaf Apartments in Virginia BeachCloverleaf Apartments opened in 2008 and is the first SRO to be certified by EarthCraft of Virginia for energy and resource efficiency.Cloverleaf is an adaptive reuse of College Park Skating Rink.</p></li><li><p>South Bay Apartments in PortsmouthSouth Bay is the third regional SRO and opened in 2010. This development was built on land donated by the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority. </p></li><li><p>Herons Landing in Chesapeake will be the fourth regional SRO, and is expected to open in November 2012.BeforeToday</p></li><li><p>Coordinate Efforts: The Healing PlaceResidential Substance Abuse RecoveryRegional Healing Place Committee: 2006-2011Site Visits: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Produce Business Plan 2011Form Board of Directors 2011-2012Advocate for Va. network of Healing Places: 2010 - 2011</p><p>The Healing Place of Wake County</p></li><li><p>Coordinate Efforts: Hire Regional Coordinator 2011</p><p> Merge Continuum of Care (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) application process: Chesapeake, Norfolk, Western Tidewater 2011</p><p> Disconnected Youth Committee 2011</p><p> 1,000 HOMES Campaign</p><p> Regional Reports </p></li><li><p>Raise Awareness: A Sleep in the Park, Leadership Hampton Roads, 2007</p><p> Hampton Roads Housing Coalition Across the Region Award, 2009</p></li><li><p>Raise Funds:Eight local governmentsLocal foundationsDragas Family FoundationBusinessesFaith communityIndividual citizensMerged Continuum of Care processA Sleep in the Park fundraiser</p><p>Four regional SROsContinuum of Care ProjectsSHR 2010 Housing Needs AssessmentRegional Coordinator</p><p>FromFor</p></li><li><p>Vision for the futureEnd homelessness in South Hampton RoadsIncorporate Task ForceImplement sustainability planMeasure success</p></li></ul>