Funding is a key concern for many jurisdictions and strong financial support is critical to a sustainable initiative. A coordinated, sustainable and comprehensive system provides continuous, regular and thorough care that can directly address the needs of high utilizers, who all too often currently receive care that is fragmented, episodic and incomplete. Achieving a coordinated system brings together all relevant stakeholders to establish sustainable funding streams that, when leveraged appropriately, can support effective support services.
The Data-Driven Justice (DDJ) Playbook outlines six strategic steps communities can take when building a system that diverts high-utilizers from courts and jails to appropriate treatment and services in the community that can provide long-term stability to individuals’ health and social circumstances. The six strategic steps include building co
Chronically homeless individuals, especially single adults between 18 and 64 years, may be eligible for Medicaid benefits in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act or if they qualify for Supplemental Security Income because of a disability.
The Corporation for Supportive Housing, a White House Data-Driven Justice Initiative Commitment Maker, provides a guide for local jurisdictions on questions to ask and data to collect and analyze in order to understand the impact of public supportive housing on reducing the inappropriate use and associated costs of emergency public services (e.g