Coordinated Assessment

By implementing front door strategies like coordinated intake, prevention, and diversion, communities can decrease entries into homelessness. These resources will provide communities with information about best practices and implementation strategies. Ready-to-use tools developed by the Alliance and other communities are also available here.


Library Resources

Solutions Brief | December 14, 2011
This brief is a concise how-to guide on how communities can begin or improve efforts to identify and effectively assist the households who are most likely to become homeless and serve them appropriately.
Best Practice | August 16, 2011
Diversion is a strategy that prevents homelessness for people seeking shelter by immediately identifying alternate housing arrangements. Diversion programs can reduce family homelessness, demand for shelter beds, and program wait lists.
Best Practice | May 25, 2011
By centralizing intake and program admissions decisions, a coordinated entry process makes it more likely that families will be served by the right intervention more quickly. This brief will go over coordinated entry principles and models.