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COC RATING + RANKING: 2014 Applicant Scoring Results

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Team SSVF North Atlantic: Last Program Update of the Year

SSVF Award Announcements In addition to the $300 million in Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program grant awards announced on August 11, 2014 serving 115,000 Veterans and their family members, today Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $207 million in SSVF grants that will help an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families.  The grants will be distributed to 82 non-profit agencies and include "surge" funding for 56 high need communities. The list of awardees has been posted on the VA's SSVF website. . PTSD Resources The VA National Center on PTSD had some great resources in their e-newsletter today around working with families. This is the link to the online version of the newsletter. Personally, I love the "Parenting to Go" app.  I strongly encourage you to check the whole newsletter out at:

NEWS ALERT: HHS Releases New Medicaid Tools

HHS Releases Two New Reports on Using Medicaid to Cover Services for People in Permanent Supportive Housing The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) today released two new reports: a  Primer  on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Tenants of Permanent Supportive Housing , and a  companion document , Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices from the Field . The reports serve as tools for States and communities working to expand services and supports for people in permanent supportive housing.  While the report focuses on services for people experiencing chronic homelessness, the options highlighted in the Primer can be used by States to increase the role of Medicaid in providing supportive services to any individual who requires supportive services to achieve housing stability and improved health and well-being

Congratulations SSVF !!!

Hi North Atlantic Team, I am just so incredibly proud of you. Congratulations! You did it! Over this part year, I have witnessed some pretty amazing things, and I just want to briefly reflect on them before we finish out the year. ·          Empowering Veteran families and providing hope ·          New grantees onboarding to SSVF, starting up their programs, and learning quickly ·          Transitioning regions ·          3 Regional Meetings with lots of learning, ideas, brainstorming, and sharing ·          Submitted comments on the proposed final rule ·          The Mayors' and Governors' Challenge, 25 Cities, and Boot Camps ·          Presenting at state and national conferences ·          A few program guides J ·          Developing collaborations with organizations and partners in your communities including businesses, landlords, criminal justice, employment services, etc. ·          Shared geography coordination ·          Awesome and creative