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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Webinar: Addressing Tuberculosis Among People Experiencing Homelessness

April 18, 2014

In this webinar, presenters describe the work being done at the national and local level to prevent and address TB among people experiencing homelessness and those working with homeless populations.

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Fact Sheet on Preventing and Addressing Tuberculosis among People Experiencing Homelessness

March 24, 2014

This fact sheet provides resources for those working with homeless populations about tuberculosis.

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Webinar: Preliminary Intervention Model for Ending Youth Homelessness

March 19, 2014

This webinar explains the Preliminary Intervention Model, designed to help communities identify the systems and capacity necessary to meet the needs of all youth experiencing homelessness.

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Compendium of Screening Measures for Young Children

March 01, 2014

This HHS compendium (PDF. 1.07M)) is a collection of research-based screening tools for children under the age of 5. Practitioners in early care and education, primary health care, child welfare, and mental health can use this reference to learn cost, administration time, quality level, training required, and age range covered for each screening tool.

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Family Connection: Building Systems to End Family Homelessness

February 19, 2014

Family Connection provides the federal vision for a coordinated community response to family homelessness.

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