Local Homeless Response Teams
Homeless Response Teams provide an efficient and complete network of service to participants in need. Additionally, they serve as a resource for:
- Community education about housing and homeless issues
- Advocacy in seeking additional funding resources and services for the homeless population
- Data collection and needs assessments for specific grant opportunities, the Wilder Survey and HUD's Point-in-Time Count
- Homeless Response Teams consist of service providers including but not limited to the local Community Action Agency, the county social services, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority, mental health service providers, the Salvation Army, church representatives, shelter representatives, transitional and permanent supportive housing representatives, advocates for victims of domestic violence, Public Health, etc.