To prevent homelessness by connecting residents to supportive services and swiftly and equitably house everyone experiencing homelessness.
STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Fort Wayne has a severe shortage of affordable housing. Affordable housing is the most effective solution for ending homelessness by allowing families to focus on maintaining their wellbeing.
No one agency alone can end homelessness. Improving collaboration, coordination, and leveraging investments across the many systems can help the community more effectively address homelessness.
Within Fort Wayne, there are populations at risk of or experiencing homelessness who require special attention. By understanding their unique needs and directing services that allow professionals to tailor their care, the community can ensure that the system is accessible to the most vulnerable.
Many families are just one paycheck or financial crisis away from losing their housing. Often it only requires a small intervention to prevent families from becoming homeless. Supporting families through financial resources is the most cost effective way to prevent homelessness.