Youth Homelessness in Los Angeles County: Innovation with Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and Coordinated Entry Systems

Los Angeles County launched three programs in 2017 to build new links between the Youth Coordinated Entry System and the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. LA County... Continue Reading →

How System Modeling Can Help Build a Stronger Response to Homelessness

Local homelessness services systems comprise a series of interconnected interventions. System modeling can help a community “right-size” each component to address peoples’ actual needs and... Continue Reading →

Rural Communities and the 100-Day Challenges on Youth Homelessness: What Comes Next?

After 100-Day Challenge to build a better coordinated community response, rural communities focus on strategies for sustainability.

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Strengthening Partnerships Between Education and Homelessness Services

With its comprehensive reach across urban, suburban, and rural communities alike, the education system can play a pivotal role in preventing experiences of homelessness, providing critical school-based supports to... Continue Reading →

Council Convenes and Appoints ED’s Jason Botel as Vice-Chair

On April 26, the 19 federal member agencies of the Council came together to review the Council’s progress in FY 2017, and discuss the federal strategic plan to prevent and... Continue Reading →

Region VIII FRICH Supports State’s Efforts to End Homelessness

A recent forum organized by the Region VIII FRICH in Utah, focused on strengthening support for transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness.

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National Youth Outcomes Project Aims to Fill Critical Gap

MANY and Chapin Hall have begun work with federal agencies and stakeholders to develop common, reliable, and valid outcome measures that can be consistently applied across the array of... Continue Reading →

Centering Youth of Color & LGBTQ Young People in Efforts to End Homelessness

It is now clearer than ever that we cannot solve youth homelessness nationwide unless we can solve it for the most vulnerable young people.

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Don’t Miss Round Two of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

We encourage you to apply for HUD's recently announced Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to competitively award $43 million for the second round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program ... Continue Reading →

Responding to Racial Inequities Within our Systems of Care

As the facilitators of our community homelessness response systems, we must intentionally and actively respond to the history of racism within our systems of care in order to make... Continue Reading →