Like other cities in the 100,000 Homes Campaign, the New Orleans team makes a point to: 1) know, by name, every single homeless person and his/her needs; 2) to give housing priority to the most sick; 3) to move people quickly into stable housing paired with the services they need to stay housed; and 4) to use data to streamline and track progress. Click “View Post” to read more.
Jaquetta White from The New Orleans Advocate covered UNITY’s 2014 Point in Time count announcement, conducted in partnership with the City of New Orleans, as noted on the mayor’s press-release feed, here.
White wrote in her Friday, May 2nd Advocate piece about a few UNITY clients, including Barry Knox, 59, pictured here with case-manager Jueron Cormick. Click “View Post” to read more.
Over a few months’ time, Times-Picayune reporter Richard Webster and photographer Ted Jackson followed two recently housed, chronically homeless UNITY clients: Philip “Doctor Love” Turner and Manuel “K9″ Justin (pictured). In this comprehensive article and video, the journalists conclude that collaboratives like UNITY have begun to “crack the code” to solving chronic homelessness.