Homeless Ministries Task Force, January 26, 2017

Homeless Ministries Task Force       January 26th 2017

 

Present: Doug, Peg, Mike, Shirley, Bob, Jennifer, Jenny H., John, Richard, Lindsey, Bill and Mary

 

***Received wonderful mail from children praising our efforts, to be posted on website.

 

Conversations/meetings

 Mike Neil

  • County Program, ‘Sober Sonoma’ selects folks who have frequent emergency room visits, follow up until housed. Support for us

 Jillian Squirrell

  • Homeless with Pets –offers resources to ‘both ends of the leash’

 

Presentation to Wright District School Board

Supervision:

24 hour presence at all times by highly visible community host

Duties: 

  • Includes training (mental health training and Catholic Charities training available)
  • table for hospitality and to field questions
  • Call for back up when necessary
  • Reference Handbook available to direct folks to services
  • Participant sign in/ clip board 
  • Support volunteers/case worker sign in.
  • Locked gate
  • Security camera

 

MOU 

  • Gives authority to remove participants either by FUMC or Catholic Charities.
  • Others outside community fence will be trespassing.

 

Background check- Richard to check in with Jennielynn

  • Catholic Charities - Sonoma Country Background check /convictions
  • Meghan's Law
  • Violent behavior

 

 

Outreach Group: Lindsey, John, Doug, Bob, Peg

  • Possibilities of both small meetings and large city wide led by city.
  • No dates set.

 

MOU

  • sent to John Degroot for signature

Facilities:

  • HUTS and Tents a possibility
  • Site could be slightly moved away from the fence

Page Topic: 

Event Date: 

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:00