This week the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) introduced its AT HOME Plan, which provides a framework for addressing the needs of the unhoused or those at risk of being unhoused. In developing the AT HOME Plan, CSAC acknowledged that successful efforts must clearly define roles and responsibilities, there must be a foundation of accountability, and funding must be sustainable and alighted with responsibilities and accountability. The six pillars of the AT HOME Plan are intended to provide an integrated approach to addressing homelessness.
clearly defined responsibilities, established goals and outcomes, ongoing funding
need more robust data systems to manage data for fact-based decisions
need affordable housing and shelter with streamlined processes and less red tape
need to recruit, train, and retain qualified HHS workers to help with outreach, rapid response,
and critical services
sustained, consistent funding for Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, Child Welfare Services and more is critical
to mitigate homelessness
E- Economic Opportunity
creating employment and education pathways for formerly unhouse Californians is key to long
Additional information is available on the AT HOME website here. For more information, contact RCRC Senior Policy Advocate, Tracy Rhine.