How to Search for a Solution
There are several different ways to search this database, using one or more of the following criteria:
- Search by Population: You can search for practices or programs that serve Veterans, Families with Children, Youth, or people experiencing Chronic Homelessness.
- Search by Location: If you are looking for profiles of programs in your state or community, you can search by location.
- Search by Plan Objective: All of the solutions in the USICH database are connected to the goals and objectives of Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. You can use the search function’s drop-down menu to find a list of plan objectives, and look for practices or programs that work to achieve each objective.
If your search doesn’t yield solutions that match your interest, try including fewer specifications. For example – if you don’t find solutions to address family homelessness in your state, try searching for all profiles of solutions related to family homelessness.
The keyword search box will allow you to perform basic boolean searches. Below are some examples of how to refine your searches to find the most relevant information.
- A search for Housing First will match both "Housing First" and "First Housing"
- A search for "Housing First" (including the quotes) will only match "Housing First"
- A search for -Housing First will match "Housing" but not "Housing First" or "First Housing"
The Solutions Database is a living resource hub. USICH is continuing to identify programs and practices that will be added to the database in the future. Profiles reflect the most accurate information available at the time the profile was written, but things can change. If you feel something in the database is in error, if you have a resource for us to add to a current solution or if you would like to recommend a solution to us as we move forward updating the database, please contact USICH Communications.
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