Catalyst for Change Inc. (CFC) was awarded a City of Madison contract to work on State Street to collect data on the homeless situation and reduce Police contacts in the area.
CFC is engaging with businesses and residents to gain understanding on what they are experiencing and what they would like to see happen downtown. This includes taking surveys and compiling this data and presenting it to the City.
CFC is also engaging with people on the street who or currently experiencing homelessness or have in the past to analysis why the choose to be downtown.
CFC is collecting data on whether they are connected to services and which agencies are assisting these individuals.
Our goals is to become the point of contact with all aspects of the community and mediate this issue in a new and innovative way.