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Remote Coordinated Entry: Using tools and partnerships to create an innovative solution

Remote Coordinated Entry: Using tools and partnerships to create an innovative solution

September 23, 2018 2018 Fall Conference

Remote Coordinated Entry: Using tools and partnerships to create an innovative solution

Communities face unexpected barriers when implementing coordinated entry and working towards ending homelessness. In Palm Beach County it was a “no walk-up” policy. Since starting Coordinated Entry in 2012, the community replaced subjectivity, side doors and inefficiencies with assessments, prioritization and unified systems. This session will present methods used for remote assessment, shelter and housing prioritization, and building a system in which clients and providers understand housing first culture.

“-Lyndsey Morrell: Data Analyst
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. – Family Services Provider

Lyndsey has worked with Adopt-A-Family since 2016. As part of her role, she is the Data Lead for Family Coordinated Entry and participates in the CoC HMIS Subcommittee. Previously she worked for Center for Family Services as a case manager as well as entering and analyzing data for their family Emergency Shelter and Prevention Program.

-Wally Lugo: HMIS Administrator
Palm Beach County Community Services – CoC Lead, CoC HMIS Lead, Collaborative Applicant
Wally has been the HMIS Administrator for the community since June 2016 and has been part of the CoC’s homeless services community since 2012. He previously worked as Data Analyst for Adopt-A-Family where he was part of the team that started Coordinated Entry at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Homeless Resource Center. Currently, he is working to fully integrate Coordinated Entry into HMIS.”

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