Executive Summary-Systems Analysis Click here for full report

Existing systems and programs in Larimer and Weld Counties were analyzed by The Vision Institute, Inc., in order to:

·       Identify gaps in the Continuum of Care (CoC)

·       Focus resources and dollars in order to address the gaps

·       Utilize knowledge of these resources to assist clientele through the CoC

 The key findings for the existing systems/programs in Larimer and Weld Counties are as follows:

 Larimer County/Weaknesses:

·       Most shelters are located in Fort Collins, not throughout the county

·       Overall lack of financial assistance for medical needs

·       Only one organization provides assistance with co-pays

·       No organizations with a specific focus on deductible assistance

·       No organizations with a specific focus on substance use and cycle of homelessness

·       No organization with a specific focus on substance abuse financial assistance

Weld County/Weaknesses:

·       Most shelters are located in Greeley, not throughout the county

·       Overall lack of financial assistance for medical needs

·       No organization providing assistance with co-pays

·       No organization providing deductible assistance

·       Only one organization with a specific focus on substance use and cycle of homelessness

·       No organization with a specific focus on substance abuse financial assistance

·       No specific veteran’s services

Analyzing Existing Services