How many people did your CoC require to conduct its 2017 PIT count? (Staff, volunteers, and others)
4 FTE, 750 volunteers, and PIT consulting firm.
How many of those identified in Question 22 were volunteers?
750 volunteers. special effort made for our youth count and 229 youth peer surveyors and youth volunteers
Does your CoC recruit volunteers for its unsheltered PIT count from organizations outside the homeless services community?
General request is made to the San Francisco Community as well as homeless providers, Human Services Agency employees, other government agencies, and Youth.
Please share your perspective on the reasons your CoC's unsheltered homeless population in 2017 did or did not change from that in its previous unsheltered PIT count.
PIT numbers changed slightly within the City and County of SF, however there were dramatic increases in the surround counties in the Bay Area. San Francisco's slight increase was seen on one hand as discouraging but also indicative of well positioned programs within the community.
Has your CoC reallocated funding in the past?
Reallocation during the CoC NOFA process is done under HUD stewardship to increase permanent support housing opportunities and decrease transitional housing projects within the CoC housing portfolio.
How often does your CoC reevaluate final priority rankings for the HUD CoC Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), based on HUD priorities?
How often does your CoC perform the following gap analyses?
Housing gap analysis—every five years
Funding gap analysis—every five years
Service gap analysis—every five years
Other (please specify)—
In what year did your CoC perform each of the following for the first time, or leave the row blank if it is not applicable.
Housing gap analysis
Funding gap analysis
Service gap analysis
Other (as you identified in question 27)
Does your CoC employ specific strategies for identifying alternative funding for programs that are reallocated or do not receive HUD funding?
There were no projects that were reallocated as the result of the last CoC NOFA, however in past years alternative general funds were sought for reallocated projects.
Does your CoC have a strategic plan that integrates other publicly-funded programs that provide services, housing, and income supports to poor persons whether they are homeless or not (mainstream benefits and services)?
Please provide a web address to your CoC's most recent strategic plan or email it as an attachment to CoCSurvey@auditor.ca.gov.
When did your CoC complete its first strategic plan?
How often does your CoC update its strategic plan?
not formalistic. current strategic plan is a five year plan
How has your strategic plan benefited your CoC?
Plan was just implemented in 10-2-2017. Places a premium on Coordinated Entry and matching proper services and housing type to each client, diversion (which has yet to be implemented) and rapid housing.
Why has your CoC not developed a strategic plan?
What grant-seeking or fundraising activities does your CoC engage in?
HUD CoC Competition Private Volunteer (in kind) and monetary donations. HUD ESG and State ESG for Rapid Rehousing Providers engage in MOD Rehab Programs with CoC approval Providers engage in Now Place Like Home Initiative through CoC approval
Are there any strategies or unique actions your agency takes that have strengthened your CoC?
Introduction of a Youth Advisory Committee Use of CoC to implement our Coordinated Entry System
Please provide any information about these strategies or actions.
Feel free to provide web addresses to any reports or email them as attachments to CoCSurvey@auditor.ca.gov.
If you have any additional perspective or concerns, please provide this information in the space below.
For example, if you would like to share additional information regarding homelessness, services, or funding.