Overview of Proposed I nitiative. Katie Kitchin Community Alliance for the Homeless February 29, 2012. Presentation Overview. Context: Action Plan and Emergency Housing Partnership Background on the Denver model Integration into Memphis “system” Expectations of partnering congregations
Community Alliance for the Homeless
February 29, 2012
325 congregations provided financial and mentoring support to an average of 3 families over 6 years.
Mayor Hickenlooper formed the Family and Senior Homeless Initiative in 2005; called on every congregation in Denver to end homelessness for one family.
Goal: 1,000 families in 10 years
Result: 1,000 families mentored in 6 years!
SMART Goal Setting
Relationship and EncouragementStructured Engagement
Primary focus is on relationship and encouragement. Strength-based and spiritual encouragement is provided.
Meeting One: Get Acquainted
Meeting Two: Financial Guidebook
Meeting Three: Family Goal
Meeting Four: Work Goal
Meeting Five: Personal Goal
Meeting Six: Review Progress
Meeting Seven: Celebration