Goals, Targets and Strategies

The updated Plan calls for a renewed emphasis on coordination across Edmonton’s homeless-serving system and enhanced integration with other services and supports to achieve the following goals, actions, and targets. This Plan Update is founded on three goals and their associated targets and strategies. These goals are interrelated and mutually reinforcing, working together to achieve an end to homelessness.

>> 01 END CHRONIC AND EPISODIC HOMELESSNESS

By 2018, all rough sleepers engaged to appropriate housing and supports.

As of September 30, 2017, 20% of identified rough sleepers are engaged to appropriate housing and supports.

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Identified Rough Sleepers Engaged

By 2020, no one staying in shelter or sleeping rough will experience chronic homelessness.

As of September 30, 2017, there are 1,012 people identified as experiencing chronic homelessness.

    450 people housed

Between Apr 2017-Mar 2020, an additional 4000 people housed.

Since April 1, 2017, we have housed 450 people.

By 2022, all people are connected to housing & supports within 21 days.

25% of people that entered the Coordinated Access system in September 2017, were connected to housing supports within 21 days.

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Connected to housing supports within 21 days

>> 02 PREVENT FUTURE HOMELESSNESS

By 2019, people are connected to prevention supports within 5 days.

85% of people entering the Coordinated Access system in September 2017 were connected to supports within 5 days.

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were connected to supports within 5 days

By 2018, number of people discharged into homelessness is reported.

Currently, Systems committee will convene in January 2018 to begin this work. We will continue working with system partners to build re porting metrics in order to meet this target. Administrative data from these systems is being pursued for the 2018 Homeless Count.

>> 03 DEVELOP AN INTEGRATED SYSTEMS RESPONSE TO HOMELESSNESS

By 2018, Plan Accountability Framework is completed.

Systems Committee will convene in January 2018.

By 2020, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) coverage includes 75% of all beds in emergency shelters, interim and short-term supportive, and PSH.

8% of spaces are currently included. Coordinated Access now includes 61 access points in community.

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of spaces are currently included