Guided by a profound commitment to societal well-being, our purpose is to develop and implement innovative solutions that address the fundamental needs of individuals affected by homelessness, ensuring that every person has access to support and care delivered in a dignified manner. Through collaborative efforts, data-driven strategies, and community engagement, we aim to create sustainable change, transforming lives and strengthening communities while respecting the dignity of each individual.

Strategic Planning and Design

Crafting strategies rooted in local, data–driven insights on homelessness, ensuring direct responsiveness to community-specific needs and challenges.

Designing multifaceted programs, encompassing housing, supportive services, pay-for-performance contracts, and employment assistance, targeting holistic alleviation of homelessness.

Providing essential support for effective strategy execution, facilitating impactful implementation, and overcoming operational challenges.

Establishing mechanisms for continuous program evaluation and refinement, ensuring sustained relevance and effectiveness in combating homelessness.

Program Effectiveness and Efficiency

System-Level Analysis

Comprehensive evaluation of all activities within the homelessness support system, ensuring every step adds value and aligns with recovery goals.

Enhanced Service Coordination

Streamlining and optimizing the coordination of services, minimizing redundancy, and ensuring each service effectively complements the others.

Waste Elimination

Identification and removal of non-value-added activities or processes, promoting efficient use of resources and time, and enhancing service delivery.

Individual Recovery Support

Tailoring the system to recognize, reward, and bolster individual recovery journeys, ensuring personal milestones are acknowledged and incentivized.

Propinquity Approach

Dedicated case workers providing close, immediate support, ensuring no individual feels overlooked or marginalized.

By-Name Tracking System

Real-time data tracking by individual names to ensure precise monitoring and immediate response to emerging needs.

Individualized Care Plans

Customized assessments and care plans crafted to cater to each person’s unique situation, harmonizing both private and public service offerings.


Restorative Justice Program

Implement initiatives that prioritize rehabilitation over punishment, focusing on healing and personal growth for the homeless involved in criminal activity, ensuring they can reintegrate into society successfully.

Reduced Legal Barriers

Work towards reevaluation of policies that label rehabilitated individuals with felony convictions, making it challenging for them to access housing, employment, and other essential services.

Community Partnership and Education

Collaborate with local communities and organizations to foster empathy, promoting a shift in perspective from punitive to supportive, emphasizing the potential for transformation.

Holistic Support Systems

Establish comprehensive services that address the root causes of homelessness and criminal activity, including mental health care, addiction treatment, and vocational training, ensuring sustained recovery and prevention of relapses.

Identification Of Credentialing Pathways

Provide a clear progression in the field of behavioral health, from starting as a Behavioral Health Technician and advancing through specialist and counselor roles, culminating in master-level positions.

Integrated Training Approach

Ensure a blend of academic learning, demonstrated by credit requirements, combined with practical clinical experience to ensure comprehensive preparation for each role.

Increase in employment opportunities

More people will have access to certifications that will enable them to mold their education towards more opportunities with a high impact on the lives of the most vulnerable populations.


Innovative Financing Models

Developing innovative financing models to fund sustainable housing projects and job training programs for the homeless.

Stakeholder Engagement

Guide investors to engage with community leaders and affected individuals to understand the root causes and design responsive investment strategies.

Collaborative Partnerships

Engaging with public and private sectors and facilitating collaborations between investors, NGOs, and local governments to amplify funding for homelessness interventions and infrastructure.

Data-Driven Decisions

Implementing rigorous metrics and tracking systems to showcase the tangible outcomes of invested funds towards homelessness solutions, optimizing for effective interventions.

Holistic Housing Assessments

Conducting comprehensive evaluations to identify barriers and gaps in current housing models, optimizing affordability and accessibility for diverse populations.

Public-Private Partnerships

Facilitating collaborations between government entities and private developers to co-create affordable and respectable housing solutions, leveraging incentives and shared resources.

Policy Recommendations

Advise on regulatory reforms and zoning changes that foster an environment conducive to the rapid development of affordable housing.

Financial Structuring Advisory

Provide guidance on innovative financing models, including low-interest loans, grants, and tax incentives, to make housing projects economically viable and attractive for investors.

Targeted Interventions

Implementing tailored rapid rehousing programs to swiftly transition individuals from streets or shelters to stable, independent living situations.

Comprehensive Support Services

Pairing permanent support housing initiatives with essential services like counseling, job training, and healthcare to ensure long-term stability and well-being.

Community Integration

Analyzing which housing designs foster community engagement and inclusivity to ensure that residents of permanent support housing feel a sense of belonging and purpose.

Outcome Monitoring and Evaluation

Implementing robust systems for ongoing assessment to measure the effectiveness of rapid rehousing and permanent support housing programs, enabling data-driven refinements for optimal impact.


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Cicero Group is a premier management consulting firm focused on implementing data-driven strategies for a broad mix of private, public, and social sector organizations across the globe. We work with top management to assess needs and provide data-driven decision support to capture and build value in a variety of industries and across a full range of organization structures.

We bring deep functional expertise in advanced research and analytics, strategy, operational excellence and trajectory transformation to identify and capture value for our clients. These are the pillars of Cicero Group’s overarching purpose: Help clients create and continuously deliver extraordinary results.

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