Kevin Casey`s Presentation - Maine State Housing Authority

Report
Healthcare for Homeless Veterans
Kevin M. Casey LICSW
Network Homeless Coordinator
US Veteran Population = 23,067,000
US Women Veteran Population = 1,824,000 (8%)
VISN 1 Veteran Population = 1,044,240
VISN 1 Women Veteran Population = 69,542 (7%)
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
Total
Female
237,696
140,552
409,184
129,629
73,957
53,222
15,297
10,230
26,473
8,793
5,053
3,696
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
CT
MA
462
483
443
332
341
1890
1597
1268
1181
1327
ME
123
108
127
116
164
NH
167
173
126
127
125
RI
120
91
123
96
97
VT
61
117
81
109
128
VISN
2823
2569
2168
1961
2182
 HCHV Homeless Outreach
 National Call Center
 Grant & Per-diem
 Grant & Per-diem Special Needs
 HUD-VASH
 HCHV Shelter beds
 HCHV Contract Beds (SMI / SUD)
 Safe Haven
• Homeless PACT
• Veterans Justice Outreach
• Healthcare for Reentry Veterans
• Transitional Housing
• HVSEP
• Housing First
• Stand Downs
• SSVF
• Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans
2008 2009 2010 2011 PBV 2012 2013
Total
CT
70
105
140
75
15
165
55
625
MA
245
315
275
225
32
320
160
1572
ME
35
35
25
15
0
15
20
145
NH
35
35
35
15
30
15
20
185
RI
35
70
75
15
20
50
30
295
VT
20
35
25
15
0
25
20
140
VISN
440
595
575
360
97
590
305
2962
 Outreach & Education
 Prevention
 Treatment
 Housing & Support Services
 Income / Employment / Benefits
 Community Partnerships
• Communication & Integration of Services
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(Relationships, Problem Solving, Collaboration)
Commitment to Housing First Principles
Targeting - Match available programs to needs of each Veteran
(Centralized Intake & Assessment / Referral)
Use of Data
(Client-specific data as well as available resources)
Use of Mainstream Services
(Social Security, Medicaid, ...)
 Carol Kulesza - Homeless Coordinator
 Susie Whittington - G & PD
 Wendy Thomas-Blais - HUD-VASH
 Judith Santos - Contract Beds
 Anne Archibald - Veterans Justice Outreach
 Greg Skillman - HUD-VASH
 Karen Martin - HUD-VASH
 Julie Joy - HUD-VASH

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