Webinar: Strategies for Success for Responding to HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program NOFA

September 19, 2016

USICH hosted a webinar for communities on strategies for success in responding to HUD's Notice of Funding Availability for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP).

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Reducing Criminal Justice System Involvement among People Experiencing Homelessness

August 29, 2016

This fact sheet provides strategies for communities and policymakers to help break the cycle of criminal justice involvement among people experiencing homelessness.

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HUD/HHS FAQs on Coordinated Entry for Youth

August 24, 2016

The Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on developing and implementing coordinated entry processes specifically for youth. This document is meant to provide guidance for communities as they develop a process that is responsive to the needs of youth.

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Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebooks

August 23, 2016

This series of three guidebooks is designed for CoC leadership and stakeholders to use as they engage with local partners to build and enhance their coordinated community response to prevent and end youth homelessness

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Partnering with Hospitals to End Homelessness

August 18, 2016

New approaches to financing health care create both opportunities and strong incentives for hospitals to work with community partners to invest in improving the health of patients and communities, and to reduce avoidable emergency room visits, hospital stays, and readmissions.

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Webinar: Housing + Employment Works Series

August 18, 2016

This four-part webinar series, sponsored by the U.S. Departments of Labor and Housing and Urban Development, and USICH, offers guidance and information on connecting employment and housing services to more effectively provide employment support for job seekers at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. 

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Lessons Learned from SAMHSA’s Expert Panel on the Role of Outreach and Engagement

August 15, 2016

This fact sheet details lessons learned from a 2015 panel, hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The expert panel discussed outreach toward, and the engagement of, individuals experiencing homelessness. 

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Guide to Reviewing Domestic Violence Transitional Housing Projects within the CoC Competition

July 25, 2016

Housing programs for victims of domestic violence are a critical component of a comprehensive homelessness service system.

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Enhancing Family Stability: A Guide for Assessing Housing Status and Coordinating with Local Homelessness Programs for TANF Agencies

July 22, 2016

This resource, Enhancing Family Stability: A Guide for Assessing Housing Status and Coordinating with Local Homelessness Programs for TANF Agencies, is designed for state and local Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) agencies to assess and connect TANF recipients to homelessness services. 
 

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Coordinating Employment and Housing Services: A Strategy to Impact Family Homelessness

July 22, 2016

Over the past decade, Building Changes in the State of Washington has brought together the workforce and homelessness systems to encourage collaboration between the two. This report presents lessons, acknowledges challenges, and offers recommendations on how best to assist heads of families experiencing homelessness who want and need to work.

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