Align your Plan with Opening Doors
Aligning your local strategic plan with the goals, objectives, and strategies of Opening Doors will make your plan more effective and will put your community on the path to
- Finish the job of ending chronic homelessness by 2015
- Prevent and end Veterans homelessness by 2015
- Prevent and end homelessness for families, youth, and children by 2020
- End all types of homelessness
Greater Norwalk, Connecticut released their strategic Ten Year Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness last spring. Their plan is fully aligned with the goals of Opening Doors and outlines specific action steps that Norwalk and surrounding towns should take to accomplish the goals of ending homelessnes subpopulation by subpopulation through the utilization of best practice strategies. The plan includes details on data measurement and accountability as well as specific goals, action steps, best practices, and strategic priorities. The plan was developed through a collaborative approach with input from leaders from many fields including multiple levels and departments of government, homeless service providers, non-profits, the private sector and national advocacy organizations.