Tools for Action

We review the documents in our database every six months to make sure they are still accurate and relevant.

Exploring Home, Together: Building Systems (audiocast)

This audiocast, hosted by Veronica Mills, focuses on Objective 1.1 of the federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness. Her guest is regional coordinator Robert Pulster.

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Measuring the Impact of Home, Together, 2019

Home, Together includes multiple progress measures that we will use to assess the overall impact of its implementation.

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Building Partnerships to Support Stable Housing for Child Welfare-Involved Families and Youth

This resource outlines affordable housing and homelessness services and how child welfare professionals can collaborate with those systems to help families. 

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United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Fact Sheet

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) leads the national efforts to prevent and end homelessness in America. This fact sheet details the work of the agency.

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Aligning Affordable Housing Efforts with Actions to End Homelessness

In many communities, conversations on housing affordability and those about homelessness are happening in different places among different groups of people. The following strategies and resources will support communities in aligning those conversations and will improve progress on preventing and ending homelessness.

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Driving Progress in the Year Ahead: Our Top Priorities for 2019

Home, Together, the federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness, provides a roadmap of objectives and strategies that we are pursuing over the next four years to help ensure that, in every community, homelessness is a rare, brief, and one-time experience.

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Homelessness Prevention: Review of the Evidence (Center for Evidence-Based Solutions to Homelessness)

This research brief from the Center for Evidence-Based Solutions to Homelessness focuses on the prevention programs that aim to help vulnerable families, veterans, people with disabilities and others before they experience homelessness. 

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How and Why to Integrate Income & Employment-Related Questions Into Coordinated Entry Assessments (Heartland Alliance)

This resource from Heartland Alliance provides a rationale for and guidance on integrating income and employment-related questions into coordinated entry assessments and a set of sample questions communities can use to assess the employment needs and interests of people experiencing homelessness.

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Sesame Street In Communities: Family Homelessness

These resources from Sesame Street in Communities are designed to help providers working with families who are experiencing homelessness.

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Rapid Re-Housing Handbook (Point Source Youth)

This 150-page handbook from Point Source Youth provides information on how to start and run a rapid re-housing program for youth. Videos are also available on the Point Source website.

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