Adelaide Zero Project | Functional Zero Street Homelessness
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The Adelaide Zero Project’s Implementation Plan 2.1 outlines the progress and steps being taken towards Functional Zero street homelessness in Adelaide’s inner city. Read more about it here.
Read more about our prior Implementation Plan here.
Each day Aboriginal people gather in Adelaide’s inner city Park Lands for a range of reasons. Not enough is known about their needs and not enough is done to coordinate efforts to meet those needs. Culturally appropriate options and responses need to be further developed and improved. Read more about it here.
Adelaide Zero Project: Private Rental Action Plan
In early 2020, Neami National commissioned the Institute of Global Homelessness to develop a Private Rental Action Plan for the Adelaide Zero Project. This Action Plan seeks to set out the actions needed to enable greater private rental options to be made available to achieve the goal of Functional Zero rough sleeping in the inner-city.
This report assesses the feasibility of establishing an inner city service coordination network in Adelaide including opportunities for colocation and coordination. Read more about it here.
This report presents findings and reflections on a deep dive into experiential data and learnings within the Adelaide Zero Project, looking to advance thinking around orienting service delivery to a Housing First approach for people experiencing chronic or rough sleeping homelessness. Read more about it here.
Adelaide Zero Project Continuous improvement framework
Social Capital Residencies – Final Report
From 2017 to 2019 the re-invigorated Thinkers in Residence program was hosted by the Don Dunstan Foundation. Entitled the Social Capital Residency, the goal was to enable South Australia to lead the country in creating jobs that both contribute to the economy and create social/environmental impact. Five Thinkers visited the state across two years, culminating in nine key recommendations. This Report offers a framework for the nine recommendations for action.
The report articulates some of the ways forward for the homelessness sector and interfacing systems to end street homelessness in Adelaide’s inner city area. It offers a framework (a ‘recipe book’) for more regular data analytics for the AZP. Read more about it here.
Housing and health outcomes are intrinsically linked, and addressing these issues collectively is pivotal to preventing homelessness.
Aligned Housing Research Report
The Aligned Housing Research Report was prepared for the Adelaide Zero Project as part of the work of the Aligned Housing Working Group. This Report was funded by AnglicareSA and prepared by researchers from The Australian Alliance for Social Enterprise (TAASE), University of South Australia.
The Report explores the need for aligning housing options and housing supply with individuals and wrap-around support, using the data collected through the By-Name List. The Report provides the basis for the second phase of research for the Adelaide Zero Project.
Street to Home: Outreach continuous improvement review
In late 2019 the Institute of Global Homelessness (IGH) conducted a service review for Adelaide Zero Project as part of the Don Dunstan Foundation’s Thinkers in Residence program. Dr Nonie Brennan conducted the review and indicated that more work was required to better integrate outreach and other services in the inner city. This report contains a summary of feedback from a cross-section of organisations and, importantly the views of a range of people with a lived experience of the service system in the inner-city. A series of recommendations based on what was found in these consultations is set out in this report, along with a recommendation for supporting implementation.
Adelaide Zero Project 2019 Community Briefing Presentation Slides: David Pearson
Adelaide Zero Project 2019 Community Briefing Presentation Slides: Ian Cox
Final Research Report | Adelaide Zero Project
A key component in the early stages of the Adelaide Zero Project was the commissioning of a 90-Day Change Project. This was a collaborative process by which issues like measurement, timelines, governance structures and targets were agreed. This Adelaide Zero Project Final Research Report (August 2018) sets out the actions which were decided as a result of the 90-Day Change Project and includes an agreed community plan for achieving Functional Zero homelessness in Adelaide’s inner city by the end of 2020.