STRATEGIC PLAN

Proposed FY21 Annual Plan

Proposed FY21 Annual Plan PDF

Governance Type:  Meet and confer 

Collaborative Functional Type:  Partner Engagement 

Collaborative Description and Activities to Strengthen Effectiveness:  The Wayne County Family Connection Collaborative has been a part of Wayne County for many years.  We continue to look at areas of school success and opportunities for improvement as a concern within our community. Our Collaborative is focused on sustaining close relationships with our partners through supporting our schools, civic organizations, and our community.  The Wayne County Collaborative has partnered with the Wayne County Board of Education to become a Get Georgia Reading Community during FY21.  The Wayne County Collaborative has entered into a partnership the Georgia Homeless Coalition to ensure support to the members of our community without housing.  The Collaborative has developed a Mental Health Task Force Sub- Committee which is focused on improving mental health awareness and support to the community.  The Wayne County Collaborative has entered into a partnership with the Wayne County Substance Abuse Coalition to seek to reduce the impact of Opioid use/substance abuse disorders throughout Wayne County. Our FY 21 Plan will continue to focus on Partner engagement 

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Desired Outcome: Improved school success. 

 
Strategy:  Wayne County Family Collaborative will work with partners to improve school success.  
 

Child and Family Indicators:  

Indicator Result Area Data Source Specify if Other 
3rd grade students achieving Proficient Learner or above on Milestones ELA assessment [CS8b] Children Succeeding in School KIDS Count Website  
5th grade students achieving Proficient Learner or above on Milestones ELA assessment [CS9b] Children Succeeding in School KIDS Count Website  

Activities:  

Activity Type Activity Name Description Target Group 
Systems Change Wayne READS To become a member of Get Georgia Reading and to educate the community on the importance and barriers to early literacy through the Wayne READS (Reading Empowers Achievement and Discovery in all Students) Program. The Community 
Collaborative Development Collaborative Development Increase the diversity of collaborative members to better reflect the community demographics in the county and to expand membership to include Law Enforcement Personnel, City and County Government Officials and Ministerial Youth Leaders,  Elected Officials, School Officials, Business Community Leaders, Civic Organizations 
Communications Communications  Data and Trend Analysis Reporting and positive Public Relations The Community  

Programs & Services:  

Program/Service Name Description Target Group Lead Implementing Partner Collaborative Responsibility 
Children’s Learning Library Display of Books will be set-up at the Family Connection Office for children to borrow, trade or take to read. 40 Children in the community that are Elementary School Age (Pre -K through Grade 5) The Collaborative Continue to stock and maintain Lending Library throughout the year.  
Summer Reading Program Children Reading Event to include reading, story time, educational games, and breakfast and lunch provided by the Summer Feeding Program 30 Children in the community that are Elementary School Age (Pre -K through Grade 5) The Collaborative Conduct a summer reading program to include reading stories, educational games and breakfast and lunch. 
Sunset Point Tutoring Program Monthly tutoring for children K through 5th Grade in the Sunset Pointe Apartments Elementary School Age Children Sunset Pointe Apartment/Housing  Ensure that Sunset Pointe Apartment Children, K through 5th Grade, receive monthly tutoring.  
Check and Connect Program Participate in the Wayne County School System’s Check and Connect Mentoring program which meets with two or more middle school students weekly to discuss attendance, behavior, and course grades/credits.  Elementary School Age Children Wayne County Board of Education Increase the Collaborative participation in the Check and Connect Program 
Get Georgia Reading Campaign referred as READS Wayne READS (Reading Empowers Achievement and Discovery in all Students) All the Students in the Wayne County School System Wayne County Board of Education Participate in activities identified by the Board of Education when required  

 To Document and Monitor Progress:  

What is being measured? What is the data source? Who will be responsible? How often will the data be collected? How will you communicate these results? 
3rd and 5th Grade ELA Reading Assessments Kids Count and Wayne County Board of Education Collaborative Annually The Wayne County Family Connection Collaborative will monitor the achievements of the 3rd and 5th Grade ELA assessments through data trend analysis from Kids Count and its school official Collaborative board members. The information will be shared with the Collaborative quarterly.  
Collaborative Development Board Minutes, Attendance Records, Kids Count, Vitality Surveys, and Local Data, Self Assessments, and the Partner Engagement Matrix. Collaborative Quarterly The Collaborative will continue to improve it’s linkage with partners of charitable and civic organizations, local business owners, health care providers, and the Wayne County School System. The Collaborative will use the noted Data Sources as a means of evaluating the Collaborative’s overall successes, weaknesses, and necessary improvements.  The processes and progress will be documented during the monthly collaborative meetings and reflected in the minutes.   
Wayne County READS Program Wayne Board of Education READS Program Wayne County Board of Education Quarterly The Collaborative will monitor, support and participate in the Programs/Functions developed by the Board of Education  to ensure that READS Campaign is on track with the strategy they develop.  The Collaborative will review the results of the program quarterly and will be reflected in the minutes.     
Check and Connect Partners in the Collaborative  Number of Check and Connect Partners within the Collaborative Wayne County Board of Education Quarterly The Wayne County Board of Education Check and Connect Manager will provide the number of Collaborative Members Volunteers engaged in the program. 
Lending Library  Number of Books Provided Collaborative Quarterly The Collaborative will maintain the Lending Library Quarterly or as needed and calculate the number of books being given out.   

Desired Outcome: Increased Family Stability 

 
Strategy:  The Wayne County Family Connection Collaborative will partner with agencies to increase Family Stability by reducing the number of Homeless Families.  
 

Child and Family Indicators:  

Indicator Result Area Data Source Specify if Other 
Other [LD10] No. of Shelters/Beds Available Stable, Self-Sufficient and Productive Families Georgia Homeless Coalition  
Other [LD10] No. of Homeless People in Community Stable, Self-Sufficient and Productive Families Local Point in Time Count  
Other [LD10] No. of Homeless Adults Stable, Self-Sufficient and Productive Families 2019 DCA Point in Time Count  
Other [LD10] No of Homeless Students Stable, Self-Sufficient and Productive Families Wayne Co. Board of Education  

Activities:  

Activity Type Activity Name Description Target Group 
Systems Change Establish a Homeless Network  The Network will consist of Collaborative Members and the Community providers/professionals which will provide information on resources, food, clothing, physical and mental health, and shelter to Homeless Persons. Community Partners 
Systems Change Conduct Point in Time Count of Homeless Persons  The Collaborative in conjunction with partners throughout the community and the Georgia Homeless Coalition, will conduct a Point In Time Count to determine and actual and accurate number of people experiencing homelessness within Wayne County.  Volunteers from the Community 
Communications Communications  Share information with the Community on the available services and support for Homeless Persons within Wayne County. Wayne County Community 
Communications Resource Directory Information Update, maintain and publish Annual Resource Directory Wayne County Community 

Programs & Services:  

Program/Service Name Description Target Group Lead Implementing Partner Collaborative Responsibility 
Services for Homeless Population Partner with Georgia Homeless Coalition to ensure that the needs of identified Homeless are met in a timely manner Homeless Population of Wayne County Georgia Homeless Coalition Develop Partnership with Georgia Homeless Coalition to provide transitional housing and resources for individuals that are homeless.  

 To Document and Monitor Progress:  

What is being measured? What is the data source? Who will be responsible? How often will the data be collected? How will you communicate these results? 
Number of Persons Identified as Homeless Point In Time Count Homeless Network Annually The Georgia Homeless Coalition will communicate the results to the Collaborative upon completion of the count. The Collaborative will share the information with the community via local news media and community venues. 
Number of Homeless Persons placed in Shelters Homeless Data Homeless Network Quarterly The Collaborative will report the information within 30 days of receipt to local agencies and law enforcement within the Community as a means to evaluate the amount of support and resources needed for the Homeless Community. 

Desired Outcome: Increased Mental Health Awareness and Support 

 
Strategy:  The Wayne County Collaborative’s Mental Health Sub Committee Task Force will work with community partners to increase Mental Health Community Support.    
 

Child and Family Indicators:  

Indicator Result Area Data Source Specify if Other 
Other [LD10] No. of Referral for Service/Care Thriving Communities Mental Health Task Force  
Other [LD10] Increase Mental Heath Education, Marketing and Events Stable, Self-Sufficient and Productive Families Community Updates  

Activities:  

Activity Type Activity Name Description Target Group 
Systems Change Develop and Maintain Mental Health Sub Committee The Mental Health Sub Committee will Develop a Mental Health Task Force that will consist of Collaborative Members and community providers/professionals to develop Mental Health Assessment and strategies.  Professional Care and Service Providers 
Communications Communications  Provide Information on and Mental Health First Aid Training and establish promotional and educational updates the to community on venues,and materials regarding Mental Health.  Wayne County Community 

Programs & Services:  

Program/Service Name Description Target Group Lead Implementing Partner Collaborative Responsibility 
Community Mental Health Survey Establish and Conduct a Community Mental Health Survey Wayne County Community Collaborative’s Mental Health Sub Committee Review the data and develop Strategies to Promote Mental Health Care and Resources throughout Community. 
Mental Health Task Force Develop a Mental Health Community Task Force to ensure that the Wayne County Community is made aware of available providers and professional care givers to provide assistance to individuals with Mental Health needs.  Wayne County Community Collaborative’s Mental Health Task Force Develop Partnerships with the hospital, law enforcement, Probate Court,, Drug Court Clients and the Wayne County Substance Abuse Coalition.  
Adopt the BeThe1To Campaign  Promote a community wide process to inform/share with the citizens of Wayne County the 5 Steps of the BeThe1To Campaign Wayne County Community Collaborative’s Mental Health Task Force Develop and Promote the BeThe1To Campaign throughout Wayne County. 

To Document and Monitor Progress:  

What is being measured? What is the data source? Who will be responsible? How often will the data be collected? How will you communicate these results? 
Number of Youth and Adult Suicides  Local Law Enforcement Agencies  The Collaborative As Received  The Wayne County Collaborative will use the noted Data Source as a means of evaluating the overall successes, weaknesses and areas of improvements.  The processes and progress will be documented during the monthly collaborative meetings and reflected in the minutes. 
Number of Agencies and/or Activities develop for school age children Mental Health Providers, Professionals, and School Counselors,  The Collaborative  Quarterly The Wayne County Collaborative will use the noted Data Source as a means of evaluating the overall successes, weaknesses and areas of improvements.  The processes and progress will be documented during the monthly collaborative meeting and reflected in the minutes. 
Results of the Mental Health Assessment Survey Community Assessment Survey The Collaborative Yearly The Wayne County Collaborative will publish the results of the Community Assessment Survey to the Community, Businesses, Local Government Agencies, for the purpose of providing areas of improvement and the possible establishment of Focus Groups.  
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