Our Core Strategy: Built for Zero

Central Oregon has become the 7th Oregon Community to join Built for Zero, a national initiative of more than 100 communities working to measurably and equitably end homelessness.

Communities across the country have achieved a milestone for ending homelessness known as functional zero. By reaching this milestone, communities are building a future that ensures homelessness is a rare and brief experience, and never an enduring or recurring way of life.

We have built a coordinated entry system for those experiencing literal homelessness and reporting systems that help us understand the work necessary to, collectively, reduce and continuously end homelessness in Central Oregon.

Communities in the Built for Zero movement
are proving homelessness is solvable