CTA exists because we want to end homelessness and poverty. So what’s our impact?
August 22, 2018
We partner with communities like The Coalition of Homeless Service Providers in Monterey County, Skid Row Housing Trust in LA, United Way 211 Monterey, and more. These organizations help people escape homelessness and to help get or keep families in homes.
The California communities we work with face a double whammy: high cost of housing coupled with limited housing. CTA is developing technology to help local and regional organizations get more homeless individuals and families into housing. By doing away with data silos, we’re making doing assessments and referrals faster and more accurate.
We create the technology that connects people in need to services that help. We also help organizations visualize and analyze their data, so they can see which services are making the most impact.
When we turned that data on ourselves, this is what we found.
CTA’s Impact Report: October 2016-September 2017
# of clients served: 10,742 people. This is the number of people who were assessed. Not all of the 10,742 clients were housed. Some remain on housing wait lists. Others found their own housing, declined assistance, or moved out of the community.
# of Street Outreach: 636 people. This is the number of people organizations assessed at encampments or homeless services events. Their goal was to connect families and individuals to emergency shelter, housing, or critical services.
Of those 636 people:
- 118: moved into temporary housing
- 39: moved to permanent housing
5,591 Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing or Rapid Re-Housing clients
- Emergency Shelter: Temporary, overnight sleeping accommodations.
- Transitional Housing: Housing and services provided to facilitate movement to independent living within 24 months
- Rapid Re-Housing: Intervention to quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing (example: provide temporary rental assistance)
Of those 5,591 people:
- 4,158: in Emergency Shelters
- 1,433: moved to permanent housing
By the end of the year, 449 people were still off the streets and in their permanent housing.
When you know more, you can do more.
Talk to us about your goals. See how a data integration project can help you reach them.