The Core Team for The Challenge to End Youth Homelessness meets on the third Friday of the month, 9:00-10:30 a.m. (see calendar page) and is open to all who commit to work on one or more of the following goals:
- Develop a Coordinated Entry system for youth that blends into the system for adults.
- Expand street-level and other forms of community outreach to better engage youth experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.
- Establish a Host Home program that fits the needs in communities in the Marion-Polk county region.
- Improve local youth data, starting with the Point In Time (PIT) Count in January 2020.
- Advocate for the use of and funding for evidence-based practices addressing youth homelessness.