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EVERYONE HAS A PLACE


READ: NLIHC Housing Report Summer 2020

ARE YOU IN IMMEDIATE NEED OF HOUSING?

PLEASE CLICK HERE or dial 805.477.2202 Mon-Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm

ARE YOU A VETERAN IN NEED OF HOUSING AND HELP?
call 877-424-3838 NOW

ARE YOU A YOUTH IN CRISIS?

CALL 805-469-5882 IMMEDIATELY FOR HELP





Agenda for the Most Recent Regular Meeting

draft minutes to be approved

VSSTF   11/4/20   3:15 pm  
via Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89107280188
For those who want to call in: (669) 900-9128, then type in meeting ID 89107280188#
         I.            Call to order (Judy Alexandre)
       II.            Any tech questions or concerns and greetings (Kevin Clerici)
     III.            Approval of or changes to the minutes from 10/7/20 (Judy Alexandre)
    IV.            Approval of or changes to the agenda for 11/4/20 (Judy Alexandre)
      V.            Financial report (Jan Schmutte)
    VI.            Update on inclusionary housing and next steps (Claudia Armann/Judy Alexandre)
   VII.            Housing strategy update (Sonja Flores/ Homes for All)
 VIII.            Agency updates:
a)       Homeless Prevention Fund (Sue Brinkmeyer)
b)      Tender Life and City Center (Jim Duran)
c)       Salvation Army (Sandra Meyer)
d)      Step Up Ventura (Mary Kerrigan)
e)      Turning Point Foundation (Joe Dawson)
     IX.            Regular (and important reports and information) [Judy Alexandre]
a)       City of Ventura, Safe and Clean Housing and Homeless Committee (Meredith Hart)
1)      Committee report and next committee meeting
2)      Update on the river bottom
3)      Plans for foul weather shelter and winter needs (costs, volunteers, donations, management etc.)
4)      Other
b)      Continuum of Care (Jenn Harkey/Tara Carruth)
c)       Vulnerable Populations Housing Network (Clyde Reynolds)
d)      Other
       X.            Nominations for 2021 Chair, Co-Chair or Vice Chair, Secretary. Feel free to send nominations to Judy in advance. All are welcome. Election to be held in December.
     XI.            Adjourn; next meeting is 12/2/20 at 3:15 pm via Zoom (Judy Alexandre)

COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE (subject to change)
City of Ventura Housing Committee - TBD 4:00pm @ City Hall
Faith Community - meets 4th Wednesday 3:00PM @ Church of the Foothills
Homeless Prevention - meets 3rd Thursday 4:00pm @ location TBD
Homes for All - meets by invitation only via John Jones

The mission of the Ventura Social Services Task force (VSSTF) is to create and implement an integrated community strategy to end homelessness in the City of Ventura. The goals of the VSSTF include

1. involving a broad cross section of the community, including representatives from elected officials, governmental agencies and departments, law enforcement, businesses, social service agencies, charitable foundations, faith-based organizations, community groups, pubic and private housing developers, homeless individuals and concerned citizens;

2. developing a common understanding of the root causes and circumstances of homelessness, how persons are affected, and the impact of homelessness on the community;

3. identifying current best practices to end homelessness;

4. developing and/or adopting strategic initiatives that identify measurable
objectives, timelines, responsibilities, budgets and sources of resources,
including funds.

Ventura's VSSTF is an inclusive, all-volunteer organization.  Everyone in our community is invited to join us around the table to craft the actions moving us to the day when "Everyone Has a Place".

We meet every 1st Wednesday of the month from 3:15-5:15 PM, at Family to Family, 303 N Ventura Ave


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