In School Every Day: Addressing Chronic Absenteeism Among Students Experiencing Homelessness (ED)

September 15, 2017

This NCHE brief provides an overview of the issue of chronic absenteeism, explains the effects of chronic absenteeism on school and student performance, and suggests strategies to address the issue of chronic absenteeism among students experiencing homelessness.

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Youth/Young Adults with Child Welfare Involvement At-Risk of Homelessness Process Study (HHS)

August 31, 2017

The YARH Phase I process study examines the experiences of 18 grantees who were awarded two-year planning grants by the Children’s Bureau to develop a comprehensive service model to prevent homelessness among youth and young adults with child welfare involvement.

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Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Resources

August 29, 2017

These federal resources can help communities prepare for disasters and respond and recover after they happen.

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Key Considerations for Implementing Emergency Shelter within an Effective Crisis Response System

August 24, 2017

Emergency shelter can and must play essential roles within effective, housing-focused crisis response systems.

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Case Studies: Successfully Connecting People Affected by Opioid Use to Housing

August 24, 2017

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Self-Assessment Tool for Early Childhood Programs Serving Families Experiencing Homelessness (HHS)

August 15, 2017

This Self-Assessment Tool is designed for child care, Head Start and Early Head Start, and public pre-k programs as a guide for welcoming and supporting families and children experiencing homelessness.  
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Case Studies: Ending Homelessness for People Living in Encampments

August 10, 2017

Across the country, communities are striving to create solutions for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness—including people sleeping and living in encampments—within their efforts to implement effective and efficient coordinated entry systems.

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Webinar: FY 2017 HUD CoC Program Competition: Strategies for Success

August 03, 2017

On August 2, we hosted a webinar to review themes and strategies for success in the FY 2017 Continuum of Care Program competition.

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Coordinated Entry Processes: Building Mutual Engagement Between Schools and Continuums of Care (ED)

August 03, 2017

This Department of Education brief provides a brief overview of HUD coordinated entry processes, and suggests strategies for building local coordinated entry engagement and collaboration between schools and Continuums of Care.
 

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Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice System Involvement and Youth Homelessness

August 01, 2017

A new report from the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and its partners draws on expertise from across the country to help ensure that young people do not experience homelessness as a result of being involved in the justice system, and alternatively, that experiencing homelessness does not lead young people into contact with the justice system.                                 

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