Last week, Denton County implemented THN's case management system to assess client needs, coordinate care and measure outcomes. To demonstrate local impact, let's take a look at just three providers - Hope, Inc., Denton County MHMR and Health Services of North Texas - that operate transitional and permanent supportive housing programs.
In 2012, these providers housed nearly 100 formerly homeless persons, half of whom were homeless families. Based on the analysis, most residents arrived by referral from other nearby providers, including soup kitchens and shelters. By allowing clients to share relevant information and enabling providers to coordinate resources, THN and our partners can reduce overall homelessness and ultimately promote higher quality of care for those in need.
I'd like to thank all those who participated in Texas Homeless Management Information System training last week, including Chrisitan Community Action, Our Daily Bread and The Salvation Army. THN is proud to work with local providers and stakeholders to prevent and end homelessness in Denton County.