Primer on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

July 24, 2014

This is one of two HHS reports examining the use of Medicaid to cover services for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, particularly in Permanent Supportive Housing. It provides a “how-to” guide on the various ways that Medicaid can cover such services, including the Medicaid authorities and new options provided under the Affordable Care Act.

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HHS Primer on How to Use Medicaid to Assist Persons who are Homeless

July 23, 2014

This HHS primer provides strategies that have succeeded in the past and some that are emerging under provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

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Webinar: Core Principles of Housing First and Rapid Re-Housing

July 22, 2014

This webinar is designed for homelessness service providers, communities, and policymakers to understand the core components of the Housing First approach and the Rapid Re-Housing model and how both work together to help end homelessness.

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Prioritizing Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness in Permanent Supportive Housing

July 01, 2014

This HUD notice provides guidance to Continuums of Care regarding the order in which eligible households should be served in all CoC Program-funded permanent supportive housing.

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Housing First in Permanent Supportive Housing

July 01, 2014

This HUD brief provides an overview of the principles and core components of the Housing First model.

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Housing and Shelter Provider’s Guide to Developmental and Behavioral Screening

July 01, 2014

This HHS guide will help providers better serve the developmental and behavioral health of children under five for families experiencing homelessness. It will also help providers facilitate referrals for further screening and evaluation of young children when required.

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Promising Practices for Children Experiencing Homelessness: A Look at Two States

July 01, 2014

This HHS resource highlights innovative policies to improve early childhood outcomes for young children experiencing homelessness that Massachusetts and Oregon are implementing and presents recommendations for how other States can develop their own interventions.

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Implementing Housing First in Permanent Supportive Housing

June 19, 2014

This fact sheet discusses permanent supportive housing and Housing First as tools for ending chronic homelessness and helping people with disabilities live independently in the community.

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Using CSBG Funds for Federal Matching Requirements Under McKinney-Vento

June 04, 2014

This guidance addresses how federal Community Services Block Grant funds can be used to match the Homeless Assistance grants under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

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Webinar: Building Systems to End Family Homelessness

May 22, 2014

This webinar introduces Family Connection: Building Systems to End Family Homelessness, an interactive resource designed to help communities and stakeholders build and implement an effective housing crisis response system for families.

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