August 17 2023

Housing First Workshop and Presentation

Housing First: Why This Works to End Homelessness with Dr. Sam Tsemberis
Join us for an afternoon of learning and discussion with Dr. Sam Tsemberis, creator of the Housing First model that is being implemented in Greeley.

Thursday, August 17
2:00-4:45 p.m.
Union Colony Civic Center - Hensel Phelps Theater
701 10th Avenue, Greeley

During the free workshop, attendees will:

  • Learn why Greeley is choosing Housing First
  • Learn how the Housing First model can improve our community
  • Participate in clinical vignettes highlighting the Housing First principles

Seating is limited!

Reserve your spot today at bit.ly/46RRmdM  This Event Is Full

May 22 2023

Community Update on Housing and Homelessness

Monday, May 22
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
City Center South, City Council Chambers, 1001 11th Avenue, Greeley

Open to Everyone
At the meeting, participants will:

  • Hear an update on the City’s homeless initiatives
  • Learn about Greeley’s new Housing Initiatives Department
  • View results of the 2023 Point in Time Count of unhoused in Greeley
  • Hear about Weld County Department of Public Health’s Community Health Survey
  • Find ways to get involved

Light refreshments will be served
RSVP at bit.ly/3KTsJ7w

Unable to attend?
A video recording of the meeting will be available online after June 8.


Únase a nosotros para una actualización de la comunidad sobre vivienda y personas sin hogar en Greeley. Organizado por el Departamento de Iniciativas de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Greeley.

Lunes, 22 de mayo
6:00-7:30 pm
City Center South, City Council Chambers, 1001 11th Avenue, Greeley

Abierto al público

En la reunión, los participantes:

  • Escucharán una actualización sobre las iniciativas de la Ciudad acerca de las personas sin hogar
  • Recibirán información sobre el nuevo Departamento de Iniciativas de Vivienda de Greeley
  • Verán los resultados del conteo de 2023 de personas sin hogar en Greeley
  • Escucharán sobre la encuesta de salud comunitaria del Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Weld
  • Encontrarán maneras de involucrarse

Se servirán refrigerios ligeros.

Por favor confirme su asistencia utilizando el siguiente

bit.ly/3KTsJ7w(External link)

¿No le será posible asistir?
Una grabación de video de la reunión estará disponible en la página web de Homeless and Housing Speak Up y en el canal de YouTube de la ciudad después del 8 de junio.


June 14 2022

Homeless and Housing Recommendations Presented to City Council

Greeley City Council heard a report from consulting firm Urbanity Advisors. The report included recommendations for addressing homelessness and housing alternatives in Greeley. The report is the result of several community conversations with residents, stakeholder interviews, and survey feedback received from January-May 2022.

Residents can view the June 14 work session presentation, final report, and recommendations by visiting the City of Greeley meeting portal or greeleygov.com/homelessandhousingservices.

May 18 → May 19 2022

Community Conversation 3: What We Do to Move Forward

May 18: In-person at the Greeley Recreation Center
May 19: Virtual meeting
This third and final round of conversations focused on recommendations regarding homeless services, local coordination, and housing option in Greeley resulting from feedback provided at the February and April meetings. Participants discussed the costs and feasibility of those recommendations, funding options, and prioritized the next steps.

April 13 → April 14 2022

Community Conversation 2: How We Move Forward

April 13: Virtual Meeting
April 14: In-person at the Greeley Recreation Center
Community Conversation 2: How We Move Forward, More Conversations on Homeless and Housing Solutions in Greeley. This round of conversations focused on themes that emerged from the February meetings, demand for services locally and regionally, and best practices used around Colorado and nationally. Participants provided input on possible recommendations regarding homeless services, local coordination, and housing options in Greeley.

 

February 16 → February 17 2022

Community Conversation 1

February 16: Virtual Meeting
February 17: In-person at the Greeley Recreation Center
This first round of conversations asked participants to share their perceptions of homelessness and housing insecurity, how homelessness may impact their life, and how the community might work together to address the growing need in Greeley.

January 25 2022

Homeless presentation to Greeley City Council

Overview of City Partnerships & Strategies to Address Homelessness. This presentation gave a brief background on community efforts to address homelessness over the years, more recent partnerships and initiatives, and current challenges. Watch the video.

November 29 2021 → January 31 2022

Stakeholder interviews, analysis, and evaluation

Evaluation of existing sources of information, conducting stakeholder interviews, analyzing demand drivers, and evaluation of project size and location

November 18 2021

Consultant contract signed with Urbanity Advisors

City finalized a contract with Urbanity Advisors to complete the work. The anticipated timeline for scoping and assessment of possible sheltering and housing alternatives was approximately 6 months.

August 2021

RFP proposal deadline and interviews

July 2021

RFP issued for Scoping and Assessment project

RFP Issued for a 3rd party consultant to complete a scoping and assessment of Greeley regarding homelessness and housing alternatives.

June 2021

Decision to create a scope of service for 3rd party consultant

Determination made by City of Greeley to create a scope of services in order to solicit the support of a 3rd party consultant to assist with gathering and evaluating data, examine demand drivers, determine market and financial viability and feasibility, and estimating capital and operating costs associated with the development of a “Weld Village” campus model.

May 2021

Steering committee tours of Greeley faciliites

Members of the steering committee toured non-congregate facility (Bonell) and congregate facility/housing navigation center (Tri-Pointe).

February 2021

Initial asset map creation

Initial Asset Map with potential locations and proximity to services was created. This tool has since been modified several times.

November 2020

Cold Weather Shelter Opens

Cold weather congregate shelter opens at Tri-Pointe for the season with reduced capacity due to COVID. Capacity of 40. Overflow of capacity sent to nearby Rodeway Inn as needed. Cold weather non-congregate shelter opens at Bonell for the season to accept COVID vulnerable guests. Capacity of 40. No overflow capacity.

November 2020

Steering Committee begins meeting monthly

August 20 2020

Arroyo Village Campus Tour Review

The Steering Committee met to discuss the Arroyo Village campus tour.

June 2020

Arroyo Village campus tour in Denver

April 2020

First meeting of the Steering Committee held at United Way of Weld County