Community Plan to End Homelessness

In 2020 our community adopted the 2020-2025 Santa Clara County Community Plan to End Homelessness, which was developed collaboratively by representatives of community-based service organizations, local government, philanthropy, business, healthcare, and people with lived experience. 

Click here to view the 2020-2025 Santa Clara County Community Plan to End Homelessness

Click here to learn more about the plan from our partners at Destination:Home

We are making progress towards our goals! Read more about our collective efforts in the 2023 Year End Progress Report.

3-Part Framework

The 2020–2025 Community Plan to End Homelessness will serve as our roadmap for ending homelessness in Santa Clara County and is organized around three core strategies:

An infographic showing the roadmap for ending homelessness is organized around three core strategies. Strategy 1: Addressing the root cause of homelessness, Strategy 2: Expand homelessness prevention and Strategy 3: Improve quality of life for unsheltered individuals

By 2025, we will:​

An infographic shows projected targets that will be reached to reduce homeless in 2025. Achieve a 30% reduction in annual inflow of people becoming homeless. House 20,000 people through supportive housing system

Community Engagement

A thorough community engagement process occurred throughout late 2019 / early 2020 and included:

  • Subject-matter expert convenings
  • Stakeholder focus group meetings
  • Key stakeholder interviews
  • Consumer focus groups and interviews
  • Community meetings
  • Survey that yielded more than 5,000 responses

Want to get involved in ending homelessness in our community? Sign up for Destination: Home's Housing Ready Communities Action Network for updates and opportunities.

Community Endorsement

The following jurisdictions have adopted resolutions endorsing the 2020-2025 Community Plan to End Homelessness:

  • County of Santa Clara
  • Campbell
  • Cupertino
  • Milpitas
  • Morgan Hill
  • Mountain View
  • San José
  • Santa Clara

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