Indianapolis Community Plan to End Homelessness
The Indianapolis Community Plan to End Homelessness: 2018 - 2023 is a five-year plan that includes a set of long-term solutions providing the types of systemic reforms necessary to take a truly collaborative approach to end homelessness in our community and serve as a catalyst to developing real solutions for this urgent need. The goal of the five-year plan is that by 2023, any individual or family in Indianapolis who become homeless will spend no more than 30 days without a permanent, safe, affordable place to live.
CHIP collaborates with the Indianapolis Continuum of Care and community partners to develop a comprehensive plan to prevent and end homelessness. In 2010, the Federal government created the first national comprehensive plan to prevent and end homelessness called Opening Doors. Indianapolis’ community plan supports strategies outlined in Opening Doors and was created by local public agencies, community partners, advocates, and individuals who are homeless or formerly homeless.
Population Strategic Plans
The solutions to homelessness require the examination of the needs of special populations. In alignment with the federal Opening Doors plan, Indianapolis identified four key populations that need specific strategies to prevent and end their homelessness: