Supporting Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Learn more about HHS' Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) new regulations for Head Start, a program that directly serves children ages zero to five and their families.... Continue Reading →

Connecting Youth with Family: Strategies for Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness

A new report from HHS and the Urban Institute identifies evidence-based family family interventions to address youth homelessness and key strategies to implement the common practices.

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This Veterans Day, Reflecting on our Obligations

Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on our drive to serve Veterans at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

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Council Discusses Sustaining Momentum, Planning for Incoming Administration

We held our third Council meeting of 2016 on Tuesday, October 18 to discuss sustaining the progress and momentum we've seen on ending homelessness and ensuring continued implementation of... Continue Reading →

Elevating Employment as an Essential Element of Rapid Re-Housing

New report from Building Changes offers guidance and strategies for workforce and homelessness housing systems collaboration to ensure employment services are fully accessible to families experiencing homelessness.

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Enhancing Access to Legal Services for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

To call attention to and address the unique legal issues impacting youth experiencing homelessness, the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on Homelessness and Poverty and HHS’... Continue Reading →

Building School-Housing Partnerships for Families Experiencing Homelessness: Kansas City, KS and the 1400 Diplomas Initiative

Learn more about Kansas City, Kansas' innovative and collaborative initiative to increase the housing stability and school attendance of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

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Why We Must Address Racial Inequity in our Efforts to End Homelessness

Amanda Andere, CEO of Funders Together to End Homelessness, reflects on racial inequity in homelessness and why we need to have more conversations to lead... Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Service Providers: Key Partners in Preventing and Ending Homelessness

Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month and every day, we stand with the victims and survivors of domestic violence and recognize the tireless efforts of the advocates, service providers, and... Continue Reading →

Key Amendments to McKinney-Vento Act Take Effect October 1

October 1, 2016 marks the date when a number of new provisions to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, take effect. These new... Continue Reading →