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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Ending Family Homelessness, Improving Outcomes for Children

July 13, 2016

This fact sheet provides an overview of the impact of homelessness on children. Having a stable home benefits children for a lifetime. When families experience homelessness and housing instability, children suffer. 

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Themes from the June 2016 White House Policy Briefing on Ending Youth Homelessness

July 12, 2016

This document is the compilation of key themes from a group discussion held during the June 3, 2016 White House Policy Briefing on Ending Youth Homelessness. 

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Enlisting Mainstream Resources and Programs to End Homelessness

July 08, 2016

This document details some of the key mainstream programs and the ways they can support your efforts to prevent and end homelessness. 

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It Starts with Housing: Highlights of Public Housing Agencies Building Successful Reentry Programs

June 30, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released It Starts with Housing to highlight promising models of public housing agencies implementing successful reentry programs. This document highlights several communities from around the nation and details who they serve, how they reach participants, and how they determine success. 

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Rapid Re-Housing Performance Evaluation and Improvement Toolkit

June 23, 2016

The National Alliance to End Homelessness developed the Rapid Re-Housing Performance Evaluation and Improvement toolkit to help you evaluate and improve the effectiveness of rapid re-housing practice, both in individual programs and across a system. The toolkit provides information based on using the performance benchmarks detailed in the Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards

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