Now Open: Limited Enrollment for The 2018-19 Coordinated Entry Learning Collaborative
MANY is excited to open a limited enrollment period for our 2018-19 Coordinated Entry Learning Collaborative Cohort! If you are interested in joining, please click here today.   What is the Coordinated Entry Learning Collaborative (CELC)? In 2015, MANY gathered with youth providers in 31 states to understand the current landscape, identify existing evidence, and begin to unearth promising innovations. Two key takeaways from these gatherings emerged: Deeply coordinated community responses – integrated identification, assessment, service provision, and data – is a new approach for most communities and particularly for this population. As a result, questions are more prevalent than answers as [Read further...]
Coordinated Community Responses to Ending Youth Homelessness: A Learning Collaborative
The Coordinated Entry Learning Collaborative (CELC) Communities across the country are designing coordinated responses to end youth homelessness using a collective impact approach.  Since June 2015, MANY has convened a broad spectrum of partners including service providers, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), and the Melville Charitable Trust to form the Coordinated Entry Learning Community (CELC). The CELC works to identify and share best practices in real time while cultivating a strong evidence-base to refine and improve coordinated entry efforts. What [Read further...]
Coordinated Community Responses to Ending Youth Homelessness  (Convening 3)
Coordinated Community Responses to Ending Youth Homelessness  (Convening 3) This is the March 2016 summary of MANY’s convening on Coordinated Community Responses to End Youth Homelessness. You can read prior convening summaries here: Convening 1 and Convening 2   March 2016 Convening Summary: Below is a summary of the focused discussion question and answers.  This portion of the agenda is an opportunity for members to pull information from their peers on past, current and future practices that could be helpful in addressing local challenges or pressure points.   Q: How are communities ensuring housing that is accessed by youth is developmentally [Read further...]
This month’s meeting explored two pressing questions and began to outline a coordinated research project that could help us shaping our housing resources to improve outcomes for youth.  For more information on Coordinated Responses to Ending Youth Homelessness, click here.   Q: What is your community’s current or planned relationship between youth coordinated entry systems (CES) and other coordinated entry systems (ie. family, single adults, etc.) A: Hollywood, CA has their coordinator for the single adult system attend coordinated care meetings for their youth CES, and a youth rep will attend the coordinated care meetings for their single adult CES meetings. They [Read further...]