Leveraging Rural Resources for Homeless Assistance in Nebraska's Panhandle Region

Leveraging Rural Resources for Homeless Assistance in Nebraska's Panhandle Region
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This document outlines the various funding sources available to the Nebraska Panhandle Continuum of Care for addressing homelessness, including the Nebraska Homeless Shelter Assistance Trust Fund (HSATF) and federal programs such as the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Shelter Plus Care (SHP). It also highlights the importance of linking housing assistance programs with behavioral health reforms and other housing sources.

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1. Obtaining & Leveraging Rural Resources State of Nebraska Panhandle Continuum of Care: a frontier region

2. Funding Sources: Nebraska Homeless Shelter Assistance Trust Fund (NHAP) Department of Housing & Urban Development: ESG & CoC funds (SHP, SHP- HMIS Designated & Shelter + Care) Behavioral Health Reform & Housing Assistance Program Linkages to other housing sources

3. NE Homeless Shelter Assistance Trust Fund (HSATF) Created in 1992 to supplement the only other source of funds for homeless programs (ESG) 25 cent set-aside on each $1,000 of real estate sold: collected via a documentary tax stamp Approximately $2.55 in HSATF for each $1.00 of ESG funds the state receives

4. NE Homeless Assistance Program Combined funding of HSATF & ESG Distributed to seven regional continua of care that cover Nebraskas 93 counties: 11 counties in Panhandle CoC Distribution based on three factors: a base amount ($50,000), poverty rate by county, population by county, pro rata percent by county

5. Behavioral Health Reform 2004 & 2005 behavioral health legislation included a housing assistance program Funds distributed through the six mental health & substance abuse governing boards July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 first year of operation; over 340 assisted statewide Bridge to Section 8 housing

6. Panhandle CoC Projects SHP HMIS designated project SHP youth transitional project

7. Population of the Panhandle

8. H.M.I.S. Report 2006 Total Assisted: 175

9. G.S.A. Properties Available

10. Barriers/Solutions No formal transportation system our borders reach from South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado to central Nebraska. Many towns are 60 miles apart, with no water, shelter or shade along the way. NMBYISM - Many people still refuse to accept the facts that homelessness exists.

11. Barriers/Solution No Emergency Shelter exists in the Panhandle Low Pro-rata for CoC Funding due to low population large service area. Partial Solution : Domestic Violence shelters are scattered throughout the Panhandle Additional Solutions

12. Monument Family Connections

13. Mission Statement To eliminate and prevent homelessness through collaboration, planning, advocacy and funding for a seamless system of housing and supportive services.

14. Assistance Panhandle Community Services Health & Human Services Cirrus House/DOVES Scotts Bluff County Housing Authority Panhandle Mental Health De-tox Center Scottsbluff Police Department American Red Cross Office of Human Development Panhandle Independent Living Services Vocational Rehabilitation Services

15. Transportation Cirrus House Doves Panhandle Mental Health Center Street Outreach Services SOS Program Panhandle Community Services Panhandle Mental Health Center Community Support Program Wagon Wheel Church

16. Road to Recovery The road to recovery can be a very lonely journey. Let us help put you on the right road at Monument Family Connections.

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