Spotlight on Solutions: Tailored Interventions and Assistance for Families

Ending homelessness among families and children is a priority for the nation and for every community; using tailored interventions and assistance unique to the needs of families is one... Continue Reading →

Serving Young Children Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness has many faces. People experiencing homelessness can be old or young, male or female, and can come from any ethnic background.

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How Our Shelter Began Focusing on Permanent Housing, And Started Ending Homelessness for Our Clients

When I joined the staff of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVSF) as the program manager of the SERVE Shelter in February 2010, I had many things to learn about the 6... Continue Reading →

A Sea Change in Fresno’s Homelessness Crisis Response

The 25 Cities Effort is designed to help communities intensify and integrate their local efforts to end Veteran and chronic homelessness. 

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Two Tennessee Partnerships Create Effective Solutions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Two partnerships in Tennessee that are making a difference in ending youth homelessness in the region.

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Creating a Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Benefit

This week CSH, in partnership with the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, published Creating a Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Benefit, an easy-to-follow framework for states that want to... Continue Reading →

Responding to the Crisis of Homelessness

Responding in a person-centered way to homelessness requires that programs are operating as a system. Making this shift is not simple, but it is being done in more... Continue Reading →

Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System – In Depth

Over the past several years, many communities have shifted their approach, providing services that are focused on ending, not managing homelessness. Communities are retooling the homeless crisis response system... Continue Reading →

July 2014 Council Meeting Focuses on Leveraging Mainstream Resources

On July 18, 2014, HUD Secretary and Council Chair Shaun Donovan convened Council agencies for the second meeting of 2014.  Council agencies discussed efforts to leverage Federal mainstream resources in the... Continue Reading →

Schools Are a Critical Part of Solutions to End Youth Homelessness

There are nearly 6,000 unaccompanied youth in Massachusetts. Experiencing homelessness often prevents motivated, hard-working youth from graduating high school and achieving success.

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