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Homeless Outreach in South Hampton Roads April 15 – 20, 2012. What is 1,000 Homes for 1,000 Virginians ?. Part of a national campaign to:. Interview homeless individuals living on the street. Identify their medical risk factors using a Vulnerability Index survey.

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Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Homeless Outreach in South Hampton Roads April 15 – 20, 2012


What is 1 000 homes for 1 000 virginians

What is 1,000 Homes for 1,000 Virginians?

Part of a national campaign to:

  • Interview homeless individuals living on the

  • street

  • Identify their medical risk factors using a

  • Vulnerability Index survey

  • 3. Prioritize those with most urgent medical needs

  • 4. House them before they die on the street


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

How Will We Do This??

With the

South Hampton Roads

Registry Week

April 15-20, 2012


Volunteers will survey homeless individuals living on our streets

Volunteers will survey homeless individuals living on our streets.

Registry Week…

The survey is a vulnerability index that asks about medical conditions and risk factors.


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Registry Week

Medical risk factors include:

  • Renal Disease

  • Liver Disease or Cirrhosis

  • HIV+/AIDS

  • Cold Weather or Heat Injuries

  • Over 60 years old

  • Multiple ER or hospital visits

  • Combined mental illness/substance

  • abuse/medical problem


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Create Registry With Names & Photos

Prioritize those with the most severe medical vulnerabilities

Scott

Ed

Donna


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Get them housed….


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

and and healthy….


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

and employed if possible.


Conducting the survey

Conducting the Survey

Volunteers are identified with campaign t-shirts.


Conducting the survey1

Conducting the Survey

Volunteers go in teams of 5-10 with flashlights, maps,

and $5 gift cards as incentives.


Conducting the survey2

Conducting the Survey

Volunteers are trained by seasoned outreach workers on how to interview homeless individuals, and what to expect “in the field.”


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Conducting the Survey

Take a photo of each person interviewed.

This helps locate individuals when housing becomes available.


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Volunteer Training


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Volunteer commitment:

  • Sunday, April 15:

  • Training, 1 pm – 5 pm

  • Monday, April 16 – Conduct survey, 3:30 am – 8:30 am

  • Tuesday, April 17 – Conduct survey, 3:30 am – 8:30 am

  • Wednesday, April 18 – Conduct survey, 3:30 am – 8:30 am


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Volunteer Training*

Sunday, April 15

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Volunteers role play on how to conduct the Vulnerability Index, and receive other training from professional outreach workers.

There are scripts for explaining Registry Week to individuals being interviewed.

*Training site tbd


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Monday, April 16*

3:30 am - Volunteers arrive & Sign In

Volunteers will:

1. Sign confidentiality form and waiver

2. Get Team #

3. Pick up T-shirt

*Registry Week headquarters site tbd


3 30 am 4 00 am have coffee

3:30 am – 4:00 amHave coffee….


Report to assigned team table

…report to assigned Team Table…


Coordinate with their team leader

…coordinate with their Team Leader…

Yellow bags for interviewees: Street Sheets, $5 gift cards, other handouts

Team Box for volunteers: includes flashlights, pens, copies of VI, water


4 00 am teams head out to assigned locations to interview homeless individuals on the streets

4:00 am - Teams head out to assigned locations to interview homeless individuals on the streets…


With law enforcement escorts as needed

…with law enforcement escorts as needed.


6 00 am data entry volunteers arrive and prepare to enter survey results

6:00 am Data Entry Volunteers arrive and prepare to enter survey results.

6:30 – 8:00 am

Volunteers Return to HQ

Volunteers give all surveys to the Data Entry Team and upload photos from digital cameras or cell phones.


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Volunteers then gather in their teams to discuss the experiences they had.

Breakfast is served!

You can get to class or work by 9:00 am.


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

Sign Up for Registry Week in your community:

Chesapeake,

Norfolk,

Portsmouth

or Virginia Beach!


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

We need volunteers for the following teams

in each participating city:

  • Outreach/Survey

  • Hospitality (set up, clean up)

  • Logistics

  • Volunteer Registration

  • Supply Donations


Homeless outreach in south hampton roads april 15 20 2012

To volunteer or get more information:

Kim Thomas

Norfolk Office to End Homelessness

664-4425

[email protected]

Lynanne Gornto

Regional Task Force to End Homelessness

[email protected]

622-9268, ext. 3005


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