El Dorado 2021 Strategic Planning: Lived Experience Survey

El Dorado County and the Continuum of Care are working on a plan to improve how El Dorado County serves people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Your answers and comments will help us do that.  

We will use the information you give us along with other community feedback to help shape future plans and to improve the availability and quality of housing and services. Your point of view is very important to this process. El Dorado County and the Continuum of Care appreciates your time and feedback.

The feedback you provide will be anonymous and confidential and will not change your access to housing or services.

Thank you so much for your help!

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* 1. What is your age?

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* 2. What is your gender?

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* 3. What is your race? (Please select all that apply)

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* 4. What is your ethnicity?

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* 5. What is your annual household income?

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* 6. Please list the number of people in each age group that live in your household (including you).

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* 7. Have you experienced homelessness in the past? 

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* 8. Are you currently homeless? 

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* 9. If you are currently homeless, where did you sleep last night? (If you are not homeless, please enter "not homeless" under "other")

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* 10. How long have you been experiencing homelessness?

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* 11. What city do you regularly reside in? 

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* 12. How long have you lived in El Dorado County? 

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* 13. What kinds of help have you gotten from organizations or programs in El Dorado County in the past few years? (Please select all that apply)

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* 14. In which cities or areas have you received this help?

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* 15. How well do you think the programs in El Dorado County work?

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* 16. What changes would make the programs work better?

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* 17. How did you find help when you needed it?

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* 18. What would make it easier to find the help you need? 

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* 19. Which of these make getting or keeping housing hard for you? (Please select up to 3)

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* 20. If you were offered housing today and money were not a problem, would any of these prevent you from accepting it? (Please select up to 3)

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* 21. Do any of these make getting or keeping a job difficult for you in El Dorado County? (Please select up to 3)

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* 22. What are your biggest health concerns? (Please select up to 3)

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* 23. Have any of the following challenges or barriers ever prevented you from getting assistance? (Please select up to 3 most important)

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* 24. What kinds of assistance would be most helpful to you? (Please select top 3 most important) 

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* 25. How has the COIVD-19 pandemic impacted your life? Has it affected your ability to access services or increased the need for housing and services?

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* 26. Is there anything else you would like us to know? 

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