Show Me Collaboration! How Missouri Works Together to End Homelessness

The Missouri Governor’s Committee to End Homelessness (GCEH) serves as the state’s Interagency Council on Homelessness. The committee firmly believes in the power of... Continue Reading →

Strategies You Can Use to Connect People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI Benefits

Social Security benefits are often a primary source of income for people with disabilities who are experiencing homelessness. Sometimes, it is a challenge for people to navigate the application... Continue Reading →

Good News from Philadelphia: Coordinated Services Produce Results

Army Veteran Thomas Green struggled with multiple episodes of homelessness spanning the past 20 years. Thanks to the coordination of multiple VA programs, Mr. Green now has stable... Continue Reading →

Project 25: Saving Money While Saving Lives

The idea was simple: target the most costly and frequent users of public resources who were living on the streets of San Diego and, using a Housing First model,... Continue Reading →

Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, Making Strides to End Youth Homelessness

During the July 2015 Council meeting, we had an opportunity to hear from Jon Bradley from Preble Street in Portland, Maine, and Mary Li from Multnomah County Department of County... Continue Reading →

Removing Roadblocks to Employment: A New Opportunity through WIOA

Today we are at a critical juncture. We have a Federal Administration fully engaged in creating and supporting the public-private partnerships necessary to end homelessness in this country. ... Continue Reading →

Family Options Study Challenges Us to Do More to End Family Homelessness

We were all given an important opportunity last week to deepen our conversations and strengthen our efforts to end family homelessness when our partners at the U.S. Department... Continue Reading →

The CT Head Start-Family Shelter Partnership: Working Together to Meet the Needs of Families

Surprisingly, we are more likely to find ourselves in a homeless shelter at age one that at any other age in our lives. This remains true through age five.... Continue Reading →

Public Housing Authorities and Continuums of Care: Establishing and Maintaining Powerful Teams

Although they have long been assisting families and individuals experiencing homelessness, more and more public housing authorities (PHAs) are emerging as heroes in the... Continue Reading →

Harnessing Medicaid to Help Solve Homelessness

With so many people now able to access health care coverage, the results are in: the Affordable Care Act is working.

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