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COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT FINDINGS


United Way Community Impact Plan

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Phase 1 – Research Phase 2 – Prioritize Phase 3 – Collaborate Phase 4 – Innovate


Assessment Tactics • 200+ studies reviewed for best practices • 300+ indicators researched • 627 stakeholder surveys completed • 934 affected population surveys completed

• Focus groups – 2 with stakeholders – 9 with affected populations • • • •

Elderly Refugee Parents Youth

• Affected population intercept surveys • Overall, a total of over 2,000 people provided input


Affected Population Survey Constituencies


Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs


2011 HHS Federal Poverty Level Persons in Family 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For each additional person add

48 Contiguous States and D.C. $10,890 $14,710 $18,530 $22,350 $26,170 $29,990 $33,810 $37,630 $3,820


Indicators: Social & Economic Factors U.S. 50th Percentile

Idaho

Ada

Canyon

High school graduation

79%

80%

85%

65%

Some college

52%

61%

71%

51%

Children in poverty

20%

16%

11%

19%

Inadequate social support

19%

17%

14%

19%

Single-parent households

29%

23%

22%

25%

3

3

2

5

Indicators

• So what

Homicide rate


Percentage of families with income below the Poverty line during the past 12 months in 2009 40%

35%

30%

25%

20%

15%

10%

5%

0%

Ada County

Canyon County

U.S.

All Families

8%

13%

11%

Married Couple Families

6%

9%

5%

Families Headed by Single Women

22%

34%

29%


Percentage of Families Headed by single mothers that fell below the poverty line during the past 12 months of 2009 40% 35% 30% 25%

20% 15% 10% 5% 0%

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Ada County

17%

21%

23%

22%

22%

Canyon County

37%

24%

36%

31%

34%

U.S.

29%

29%

28%

28%

29%


Percentage of Families with Income Below the Poverty Line During the past 12 months by ethnicity in 2009 30%

25%

20%

15%

10%

5%

0%

Ada County

Canyon County

U.S.

Hispanic or Latino

25%

28%

21%

Non-Hispanic White

7%

9%

7%


Percentage of Families with Incomes Below the Poverty Threshold by Educational Attainment 30%

25%

20%

15%

10%

5%

0%

Less than High School

High School Graduates (includes equivalency)

Some College or Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Ada County

24%

8%

7%

2%

Canyon County

28%

11%

9%

3%

U.S.

25%

12%

8%

2%


Affected Population – What basic services help the most? Long-term and comprehensive services for those with severe disabilities, 5% Elder care assistance, 5%

Other , 1%

Crisis childcare services , 5% Emergency food assistance, 24%

Case management, 7%

Legal assistance, 8% Basic healthcare services , 23% Transportation assistance , 9%

Emergency shelter , 13%


Affected Population – What best describes what you and your family need to be financially stable and independent? Education or training about managing my money and finances 12%

Education or training to help me save money or build my family’s wealth or financial stability 12%

Going to college or career/vocational training or education after high school so that I can get a better job 18%

Other (Please Tell Us) 3%

A job with a high enough wage that allows me to pay for housing, utilities, food, healthcare, transportation and other necessary expenses 32%

Affordable Housing 23%


Affected population and stakeholders both identify with:

• Hand up, not a hand out • Job with livable wage


Food Insecurity


% of Households with Low and Very Low Food Security Idaho

U.S.

16%

16%

14%

14%

12%

12%

10%

10%

8%

8%

6%

6%

4%

4%

2%

2%

0%

1996-1998

2004-2006

2007-2009

Very Low Food Security

3%

4%

5%

Low Food Security

8%

9%

7%

0%

1996-1998

2004-2006

2007-2009

Very Low Food Security

4%

4%

5%

Low Food Security

8%

7%

8%


Low and Very Low Food Security by County in 2011 20% 18% 16% 14% 12% 10%

8% 6% 4% 2% 0% Percentage Food Insecure

Ada County

Canyon County

15%

18%


Percentage of U.S. Households with Low or Very Low Food Security by Income in 2011 50% 45% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10%

5% 0%

Less than 100%

Less than 130%

Less than 185%

185% and Over

Income Unknown

Low Food Security

24%

23%

20%

5%

6%

Very Low Food Security

19%

17%

14%

3%

3%


Percentage of U.S. Households with Low or Very Low Food Security by Household Composition in 2009 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10%

5% 0% All

Food Insecure

15%

With With Children < Children < 18 Years 6 Years 21%

23%

MarriedCouple Families

Female with Children and No Spouse

15%

37%

Male with With No More than Children Others with Children < One Adult, and No Child 18 Years No Children Spouse 28%

32%

11%

9%

Women Living Alone

Men Living Alone

With Elderly

Elderly Living Alone

15%

15%

8%

8%


What did the focus groups have to say about food insecurity? â&#x20AC;˘ Affected population focus groups mentioned difficulty affording or accessing HEALTHY food much more often than they mentioned not having enough food, or fearing that they would not have enough food. This was true even with homeless population.


The Face of Poverty and Homelessness in the Treasure Valley


• With an estimated 46,299 people living in poverty in Ada County and another 34,384 people in poverty in Canyon County, we have approximately 80,683 people living in poverty in the Treasure Valley. • Ada County – 11.8% in poverty • Canyon County – 18.3% in poverty


Breakdown by demographics • Ada County – 65 and older living in poverty – 8.8% – 18 and younger living in poverty – 13.6%

• Canyon County – 65 years and older living in poverty – 10.6% – 18 and younger living in poverty – 27.3% 4. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2007-2009


Average Estimated Percent of the Population that is Homeless at Some Point During 2009 1.8% 1.6% 1.4% 1.2% 1.0% 0.8% 0.6% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0%

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Ada County

0.7%

0.6%

0.6%

0.7%

1.0%

Canyon County

1.3%

1.1%

1.2%

1.2%

1.6%

U.S.

1.1%

1.1%

1.0%

1.1%

1.1%

Calculations based on American Community Survey, â&#x20AC;&#x153;T1. Population Estimates [11] Data Set: 2009 Population Estimates,â&#x20AC;? U.S. Census American Fact Finder, 2009,


Number of Homeless Individuals by Disability Status in 2011 250

200

150

100

50

0 Substance Abuse

Serious Mental Illness

Developmental Disability

Serious Physical Illness/Disability

Yes, but I prefer not to disclose

Region 7 (Ada County)

191

148

20

82

61

Region 3 (Southwest Idaho minus Ada County)

33

16

6

17

5


4.5% 4.0% 3.5%

Homeless Students

3.0% 2.5% 2.0% 1.5% 1.0%

0.5% 0.0%

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

School Districts Mainly in Ada County

1.23%

1.86%

1.81%

School Districts Mainly in Canyon County

1.11%

1.29%

4.01%


Number of Homeless Students & Location Resided at Night During 2009-2010 School Year


â&#x20AC;˘ The most common place homeless students went at night, for all districts, was a home other than their own. â&#x20AC;˘ The Nampa School District had the highest number of homeless students, followed by the Boise School District, then the Meridian School District.


Work Supports – Supports that are available for low-income individuals and families to assist them as they move towards financial independence – Some examples work supports include: • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Idaho Child Care Assistance, Child Care Tax Credit, Food Stamps, Medicaid


Self-Reliance Services • The Division of Welfare provides services such as: – Food Assistance (SNAP or Food Stamps) – Child care assistance (Idaho Child Care Program) – Medical assistance

• Last year – IDHW served almost 340,000 people, or 1 out of every 4 Idahoans


Percentage of the Population Participating in the Food Stamp or SNAP Program in April of Each Year 25% U.S. data for 2011 not yet available.

20%

15%

10%

5%

0%

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Ada County

5%

5%

4%

5%

7%

10%

12.33%

Canyon County

10%

10%

9%

11%

15%

20%

22.69%

U.S.

9%

9%

9%

9%

11%

13%


Percentage of Students Receiving Free or Reduced Lunch by District 100%

90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2001

2010-2011

Wilder District

91%

94%

93%

94%

93%

Caldwell District

72%

60%

79%

79%

74%

Parma District

56%

61%

69%

69%

73%

Notus District

61%

59%

71%

69%

70%

Vallivue District

54%

57%

60%

68%

68%

Nampa District

52%

53%

58%

63%

64%

Middleton District

40%

40%

44%

51%

50%

Boise District

36%

36%

38%

42%

43%

Kuna District

33%

33%

37%

42%

43%

Meridian District

20%

22%

25%

27%

30%


Childcare and Medical • On Average, ICCP provided services for 6,632 families per month during 2010 with a total payment of nearly $20 million • Number declining, most likely due to job loss

• While child care participants declined in 2010, average monthly Medicaid enrollment increased by 9% in 2010


Transportation


Percentage of Households Reporting that they have No Vehicle Available 5.0% 4.5% 4.0% 3.5% 3.0% 2.5% 2.0% 1.5% 1.0% 0.5% 0.0%

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Ada County

1.8%

1.1%

1.3%

2.1%

2.2%

Canyon County

1.9%

2.0%

2.3%

1.5%

1.2%

U.S.

4.1%

4.2%

4.2%

4.4%

4.3%


Brookings Institute • Study of public transit for 100 largest metropolitan areas in U.S. • Boise/Nampa bus system rated average in terms of route coverage • More than 84% low income residents and slightly more than half of all residents live within three quarters of a mile of a stop • Boise/Nampa ranks 90th among 100 when considering frequency of service


2009-10 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard • Idaho’s overall outcome grade was a C • This was based on performance measures in the areas of: – Financial Assets & Income - D – Businesses and Jobs - C – Housing and Homeownership - A – Healthcare - C – Education - D


Asset Poverty By Income in Idaho

http://scorecard2009.cfed.org/downloads/pdfs/profiles/idaho.pdf


Unbanked and Under banked Households in 2010 80%

70%

60%

50%

40%

30%

20%

10%

0%

Unbanked

Underbanked

Not Underbanked

Idaho

7%

20%

69%

U.S

8%

18%

70%


Median Amount of Credit Card Debt per Adult in 2010 $3,200

$3,150

$3,100

$3,050

$3,000

$2,950

$2,900

$2,850 Credit Card Debt

Idaho

U.S.

$3,146

$2,960


Idaho Refugee Population


Idaho Refugee Population

• From 1/01/2000 to 1/01/2010 6,720 refugees resettled in Idaho

• Adults with minor children – Medicaid for up to 1 year (eligible for recertification)

• Adults with no children • All refugees that arrive in Boise receive: – Resettlement and Placement (R&P) – Social Security card – Food stamps – Case Management

– Refugee Medical Assistance for 8 months

• Medical screenings prior to and after resettlement for all


• Barriers to Financial Independence – Language (58% less likely to have health care visit) – Lack of social support – Mental health – Culturally different experiences and expectations – Education – Number of jobs held in local labor market – Household Composition


Next Steps for United Way • Finalize & distribute assessment report – Full report & condensed executive summary report

• Prioritize needs with input from Vision Councils, Board and stakeholders • Collaborate & align funding with partner agencies to “move the needle” on prioritized indicators

• Seek innovative models to address priority needs


Questions

Financial Independence Stakeholder Presentation  

Financial Independence Stakeholder Presentation