Supportive Housing Services surpasses annual goals with time to spare

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Eviction prevention and shelter

Clackamas County has prevented evictions for 797 households, or 1882 people, in just nine months, according to Clackamas County’s quarterly report on the Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Measure outcomes. This exceeds the county’s annual fiscal year goal of preventing eviction for 625 households by June 30, 2024. 

In nine months the county also expanded the number of year-round shelter units to 161, exceeding the annual goal of 155. The SHS program is establishing one of the first shelters in the country for Native American families. The program has also added shelter spaces for youth aging out of foster care, a group that is at high risk for facing homelessness

Clackamas Village coming in 2025

This quarter, the construction contract was issued for the new Clackamas Village transitional housing community, which will provide 24 pods for homeless adults. Like the adjacent Veterans Village, services at Clackamas Village will include onsite staff, health care, life skills training, healthy food, assistance to find permanent housing and employment, and mental health and recovery services. The village is expected to open in May 2025.

County grants $7.2 million to cities to support strong collaboration 

The county also released a grant opportunity to cities to improve collaboration across the county, increase the geographic distribution of homeless services, and support local leaders in tailoring approaches to housing insecurity and homelessness that best suit their communities.

The county awarded funding to 11 cities and 20 proposals totaling $7.2 million. Funded programs include food pantries, shelters, job connections, rent assistance and financial literacy programs.

View the full Supportive Housing Services 2023-24 Quarter 3 report here.


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