The Office of Care Coordination, led by Director of Care Coordination Jason Austin, engages across Orange County, working with cities and community-based organizations to strengthen regional capacity and multi-city, multi-sector investments to prevent and address homelessness, coordinate public and private resources to meet the needs of the homeless population in Orange County and promote integration of services throughout the community that improve the countywide response to homelessness.
ASSESSMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES IN ORANGE COUNTY
In October 2016, Director of Care Coordination Susan Price produced an Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County. The assessment outlines findings, recommendation and next steps for Orange County. To read the assessment click here.
STUDY SESSION ON BUILDING THE COUNTY’S SYSTEM OF CARE
In April 2018, Director of Care Coordination Susan Price presented an update on the Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County and Building the County’s System of Care that is integrated and regional to meet the unique needs of the people experiencing homelessness in our community. To view the presentation click here.
ORANGE COUNTY SYSTEM OF CARE - AVAILABLE RESOURCES
Available resources refers to funding or allocations received by County departments that fund initiatives for which individuals and families experiencing homelessness are eligible. Some funding is considered to be renewed and used for continuing obligations, such as with some of the housing programs.
To view a Summary Table of the System of Care resources click here.
To view a Detailed Table of Resources in the System of Care click here.
CARE COORDINATION NEWSLETTERS
The Office of Care Coordination produces a monthly newsletter. Read the newsletter and learn more about the County and community efforts to address homelessness in our community. To view the newsletter archives visit click here.
HCA OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT SERVICES VIDEO
Outreach and Engagement Services program provides education, assessment, short-term case management, educational and life skills classes; support groups, transportation assistance and in-person outreach to individuals who are homeless or on the verge of becoming homeless. To learn more about this program and how to contact, view here.
Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.
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