Home Stretch

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Home Stretch is a County-wide registry linking homeless individuals to Permanent Supportive housing opportunities in Alameda County. If your client is currently homeless and disabled, please review the eligibility requirements below and make a referral.

For more information or assistance, please call Home Stretch at (510) 891-8938 or email at HomeStretch@acgov.org

If you are interested in receiving email updates about Home Stretch or learning about the Home Stretch Committee, click here. 

STEP 1 – VERIFY CLIENT’S ELIGIBILITY

Please review the following documents:

  1. Description and Eligibility
  2. Chronic Homelessness Guide

STEP 2 – SUBMIT A REFERRAL

If client is eligible for Home Stretch, download the Home Stretch Referral Packet and submit a referral with all of the following documents for client to be entered into the Home Stretch registry.

  1. FAX COVER SHEET – Fully completed Fax Cover Sheet with client HMIS ID# (if known); AND,
  2. RELEASE OF INFORMATION – Home Stretch Consent to Release of Information (ROI) signed by client and staff supporting client; AND,
  3. InHOUSE INTAKE FORM – Fully completed InHOUSE Standard Intake Form; AND
  4. CONTACT INFO – Fully completed Home Stretch Contact Information Form.
  5. OPTIONAL – HIGH NEED VERIFICATION

STEP 3 – HOUSING MATCH DOCUMENTATION

Clients will not be matched to housing without the submission of all Housing Match documentation. If client is eligible for Home Stretch, download the Home Stretch Housing Match Packet and submit the requested documents.

  1. HOUSING MATCH DOCUMENTATION CHECKLIST – use the checklist to ensure you have completed all the required forms.
  2. HOUSING PROFILE – Fully completed Housing Profile Form
  3. DISABILITY VERIFICATION – Fully completed Verification of Disability Form
  4. HOUSING HISTORY – Fully completed Housing History Form
  5. VERIFICATION OF HOMELESSNESS – use one of both forms to verify periods of homelessness in the past 3 years.

Resources

STAKEHOLDERS

Click here to download the Home Stretch MOU.

August 1st Stakeholder Meeting- Year One Report 

HOME STRETCH REFERRAL

Home Stretch Document Flow Diagram

Home Stretch Training Slides

HUD Chronic Homeless Definition Flow-Chart

HOUSING NAVIGATION

Applying for Mainstream Affordable Housing

Housing Portfolio Resources

Bay Area Legal Aid Reentry Legal Services

Housing Resources

IHSS and Older Homelessness

June 6th IHSS Training Slides

Engaging Individuals who have Experienced Chronic Homelessness

Contact us

PHONE: 510-891-8938

FAX: 1-855-658-5466

EMAIL: HomeStretch@acgov.org

MAIL: P.O Box 29172, Oakland CA, 94612