Important note: The following was approved by the Board of Supervisors on June 16, 2015 (this is a shortened version of a larger report). On March 29, 2016, the Human Services Agency provided an update on the Homeless System Redesign. The presentation is attached below.

Focus Strategies:

In order to meet the County’s goal of ending homelessness by 2020, the framework for attacking homelessness will be redesigned. Focus Strategies has expertise and leadership in conducting research and analysis of the County’s homeless population. Multiple deliverables supporting the County’s Housing Our People Effectively plan (HOPE plan) are underway, and this initiative funds completion of development and community review for the system redesign. Focus Strategies will provide technical assistance, data analysis and knowledge transfer toward the completion of the Strategic Plan to end homelessness and a program evaluation of the Motel Voucher Program. Performance measures include 90% of project goals completed on time and within budget, and conducting two public presentations on project results.


FY 2015-16


FY 2016-17


Percent of project goals met and completed on time and on budget



Number of public presentations of results to community



The term of the Agreement is July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 in an amount not to exceed $78,875.


pptxMarch 29, 2016: Homeless Strategic Plan19.37 MB