Current gaps analysis
The gaps analysis is an ongoing process in which the state engages lead agencies, service providers, consumers and other stakeholders to assess and improve access to publicly funded services and supports for all people. The core processes of this ongoing effort include:
- Prioritizing service access issues (or gaps) at local, regional and state levels
- Taking action to address service access key issues, including developing and implement action plans to address, reduce or eliminate gaps
- Sharing results and evaluating the effectiveness of this process at improving access to services
Current efforts build upon regional efforts conducted in 2017 that identified four key service access issues across Minnesota, including shortages in crisis services, housing, transportation and workforce.
Current activities emphasize taking action to address these four service access issues. These activities include: