Summary of Objective Implementation Status
The objective to conduct a peer review of neighboring counties and other agencies, in order to assess the status of homelessness services in Sonoma County, has been met. The deliverable of the Assessment of Housing and Homeless Services and Programs report by KPMG was received, reviewed, and analyzed. Several recommendations were implemented including the reorganization of homeless services.
Key Milestone Update
By April 2021, Sonoma County received an assessment report conducted by KPMG, entitled “Improving Integration & Outcomes to Benefit County Residents: Assessment of Housing & Homeless Services & Program.” In this report, a number of peer reviews were conducted, and a list of best practices that were adopted in other counties was included in its recommendations.
Coordination and Partnership Update
Community, Equity, and Climate Update
Bimonthly meetings that include County Supervisors have been scheduled for community-based discussions on:
Funding to cover the cost of the consulting engagement was approved by the Board of Supervisors and disbursed to KPMG. No further expenses are expected after the completion of this project.