Entries by Michael Shore

ABC / VSUW / LDRC Collaboration

HOM, Inc. is currently working on a new initiative seeking to reduce chronic homelessness. The project is a collaboration with Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation, the Valley of the Sun United Way and the Lodestar Day Resource Center (LDRC).  In this project, individuals with a serious mental illness meeting the definition of chronic homelessness and who […]

Celebrating 16 Years of Dedicated Service

In July 1994, HOM, Inc. opened its doors for business. At that time, HOM contracted with ComCare, which was the regional behavioral health authority for Maricopa County. ComCare, in partnership with the Arizona Department of Commerce, had secured their first Shelter Plus Care grant from HUD to provide housing to 300 of their consumers with […]

Ending Homelessness with Scattered Sites Housing

This post was originally written for Poverty Insights on April 7, 2010 Permanent Supportive Housing: Scattered Sites Model There seems to be an increased interest in addressing homelessness in the Phoenix metropolitan area.  I’m not certain what to attribute this phenomenon to; whether inspirational leadership, increased capacity in the non-profit housing and service provider industry, […]