Youth Intervention Services Program Manuals - Logic Models

B.  Homeless Youth (HY)

Goal:  Youth are safe and stable.

Eligibility Requirements:  Youth 18-21 years old that lack safe and stable housing.

Printable Logic ModelHomeless Youth (HY) (doc)


Input

  • Funding
  • eCornerstone
  • Technical assistance and monitoring
  • Adequate staff training
  • Evaluation
  • Community resource assessment
  • State/Provider communication
  • Written verification of homelessness

Activities

  • Create/ensure safe environments
  • Assessment (safety,
    Ansell-Casey)
  • Supportive/
    trauma counseling
  • Emergency food/shelter
  • Emergency care plan
  • Develop individualized case plan
  • Emergency family negotiations
  • Family communication
  • Family counseling
  • Develop stable housing
  • Life skills education
  • Develop/provide
    access to child care
  • Transportation planning
  • Provide Service-
    Learning opportunities
  • Provide positive
    recreational/
    cultural opportunities
  • Teach parenting skills
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Develop a discharge plan
  • Develop a community
    awareness/
    cultural
    competency/
    sensitivity plan
  • Foster community engagement

Strategies

  • Outreach
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Stabilized housing
  • Drop-in centers
  • Increase number of contacts with homeless youth
  • Implement basic survival needs (health, food, clothing, shelter)
  • Implement transitional job training placement
  • Enrolling/
    advocating school vocational training
    and attendance
  • Increase number of contacts with family members
  • Implement opportunities
    for youth to
    interact with
    peers and
    community partners
  • Increase skills
    of youth to
    access needed
    services within
    the community
  • Implement community awareness/
    encouraging cultural competency/
    sensitivity plan
  • Connect youth to mainstream benefits (SSI, Medicaid, TANF, SNAP, WIC)
  • Implement Service Referrals, e.g.: CCBYS, Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Prenatal, etc.
  • Implement Discharge Plan

Intermediate Outcomes

  • Count of unduplicated interactions (exchanges) with homeless youth
  • Number of youth employed (pay for legal work at program exit)
  • Number of high school/
    GED/vocational training graduates and interns at program exit

Outcomes

  • Increase the number of self-sufficient youth among the homeless youth population
  • Fewer homeless youth