Vanguard City Summit Resources
Resources from Vanguard Cities
Chicago’s Plan 2.0
Chicago’s Plan 2.0 is a broad-ranging, seven-year action plan that reaffirms, builds on the core tenets outlined in Chicago’s original Plan to End Homelessness – homeless prevention, housing first, and wraparound services – and identifies new strategies to improve access and opportunity for those most in need. Announced by Mayor Emanuel and key stakeholders in August 2012, Plan 2.0 includes seven strategic priorities that represent the most cutting-edge thinking on preventing and ending homelessness from around the country. Over 500 local stakeholders participated in the planning process, including 150 people who have experienced homelessness themselves.
Edmonton's Plan to End Homelessness
Edmonton’s plan to prevent and end homelessness featuring updates on progress, goals, targets, and strategies.
Glasgow Health & Social Care Partnership: Homelessness Strategy 2015-2020
Includes information on strategies, trends, outcomes, and challenges related to addressing homelessness in Glasgow, Scotland.
Contains information on Red Calle, a joint effort between the governments of Uruguay, Costa Rica, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, and the European Union focused on addressing homelessness in Latin America.
Noche Digna Program
Contains information on the Government of Chile’s plan to help people experiencing street homelessness.
City of Sydney, Australia Homelessness Page
Features information related to Sydney’s homelessness plan, services, affordable rental housing strategy, and more.
Overview of the objectives of the 400 Toits campaign to end street homelessness in the Brussels area.
Greater Manchester Homeless Prevention Strategy, 2021-2026
This resource documents Greater Manchester’s approach to homelessness prevention. The report describes the region’s systemic efforts to create a ‘preventative, proactive and person-centered’ model of public service delivery that breaks down the barriers between various actors and makes for a more comprehensive and effective approach to preventing homelessness.
Branching Out: A National Framework to start-up and scale-up Housing First in Scotland, 2021-2031
This report documents Scotland’s national effort to scale-up Housing First programming throughout the country. It addresses issues of cross-sector collaboration, the current state of knowledge on the Housing First intervention, and what is required from local actors to effectively adapt Housing First to local contexts, among other considerations.
Greater Manchester Housing First
This website provides insight into the Greater Manchester Housing First program, a three year pilot program aimed at housing 300 individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Thus far, the pilot program has housed 269 people with a tenancy sustainment rate of 87%.
Adelaide Zero Project Dashboard
The Adelaide Zero Project Dashboard tracks their progress towards achieving and sustaining Functional Zero street homelessness.
All Chicago Data Dashboard
Chicago’s Homeless Management Information System data helps Chicago monitor progress on preventing and ending homelessness.
Homeward Trust Edmonton Performance Evaluation Dashboard
This performance evaluation dashboard tracks progress made by Homeward Trust’s work to end homelessness in Edmonton. It includes measurement data on the current homeless population, data on housing placement, demographic information, and by-name list monitoring.
Adelaide Zero Project: Final Research Report, August 2018
This report details the beginning phases of the Adelaide Zero Project’s efforts to end street homelessness in Adelaide.
Australian Alliance for Social Enterprise & Australian Alliance to End Homelessness: Aboriginal Mobility Data Project
This project was started to better understand the needs of Aboriginal people in the City of Adelaide and develop culturally appropriate housing and service responses.
Profiling and Study of Shelter Home Residents: An Evaluation of Permanent and Temporary Post-Pandemic Shelter Homes in Bengaluru
This study details the characteristics of those residing in shelters in Bengaluru, India during the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 447 shelter residents were surveyed in order to “understand the current and potential challenges that residents of these shelters could be facing” and to better inform advocacy for policy to address the situation of people experiencing homeless in the region.
Greater Manchester's A Bed Every Night Programme: An Independent Evaluation
This study was conducted to evaluate the success of Greater Manchester’s ‘A Bed Every Night’ Program in reducing the number of rough sleepers in the region, addressing their support needs, and securing suitable accommodation for them. The study also addresses questions pertaining to which aspects of the program were effective, the experience of program participants, and future program development and improvement.
Chile's Centers for Overcoming
Information on Chile’s Centers for Overcoming, which provide food resources, services, and accommodations to people experiencing homelessness.