In partnership with Journey Home, the non-profit corporation guiding the capital region’s Ten Year Plan to End Homeless, Hands on Hartford is helping to conduct the Vulnerability Index in our community. Hartford is one of 81 communities taking part in the campaign to house 100,000 of our homeless neighbors across the country by July 2013. Download this flyer Vulnerability Index Flyer for more information about the Vulnerability Index in Hartford and how you can take part.
Chronic homelessness has proven to be nearly as lethal as some forms of cancer in the United States. Approximately 110,000 people are classified as chronically homeless, living on the street or in a shelter for more than a year. The launch of the 100,000 Homes Campaign by Common Ground has since given communities across the country innovative new methods and tools to house our homeless neighbors. One such tool is the Vulnerability Index. Continue reading