Built for Zero is a methodology, a movement, and proof of what is possible. The movement is made up of more than 80 cities and counties that have committed to measurably ending homelessness, one population at a time.
Fremont County joined the Built for Zero (BFZ) movement in October 2019 after being selected by Kaiser Permanente in a competitive grant application process. Fremont County is 1 of 5 communities in Colorado selected to participate in the BFZ movement.
Through the technical assistance received from Community Solutions we have built
- A proactive comprehensive outreach program
- A system that quickly identifies someone experiencing homelessness
- A robust case conferencing process that focuses on next step actions to house individuals and families
From October 2019 – July 2020 the BFZ Fremont Team housed 128 households.
The BFZ Fremont Team has set the goal of reaching Functional Zero for area veterans by
September 1, 2020