Below is a list of articles from the media, blogs, books, journal and magazine articles, expert opinions and web pages relating to the topics concerning the Everett Safe Streets Plan
Integrating Housing and HealthThe Apartments at Bud Clark Commons provide 130 apartments and supportive services for some of Portland Oregon's most vulnerable homeless residents. Since opening its doors in 2011, the building has housed just over 200 residents. Five years later, Home Forward surveyed 99 residents of BCC to assess their experience living in the housing complex. Read the health-focused evaluation of the Apartments Here.
The problem with the solutionNPR takes a deeper look at the unique approach to mental health care in Geel, Belgium. Meet Mr. Kitt, who was able to get off the street, get clean, and become an artist thanks to a community housing nonprofit in New York. Listen here.
Homeless in Bellingham Film ProjectThe City of Bellingham has created a video serices documenting the challenges the homeless face obtaining stable housing. Watch the videos.
Year-long project gives voices to Seattle's homeless
I was having a conversation with our news director, Pat Costello, about a homeless man he met one day while walking to work. One thing led to another and he finally said, "Why don't you take a year or so and so something on homelessness?" Watch Video
Point in Time count final 2016 report releasedThe annual Point in Time (PIT) count conducted by volunteers and County staff on January 28, 2016 surveyed 1,118 persons in 878 households who did not have a permanent place to stay. Persons ranged in age from 44 days to 91 years old who were unsheltered, staying in emergency shelters, or living in temporary housing. This year's report focuses on demographics, migration, causes of homelessness and historical trends. Supplemental homeless survey data is reported on populations of interest such as military veterans and unaccompanied youth. Download the report here.