November 5, 2014 McKinney Letter Writing Campaign: Final FY 2015 Push! With the mid-term elections behind us, the 113th Congress is expected to return to session next Wednesday, November 12, 2014. During this "lame duck" session, legislators will address many outstanding bills, including a bill to fund fiscal year (FY) 2015. In the spring, the Administration released its FY 2015 Budget Proposal, which included $2.406 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants. To ensure that the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants receive the Administration's proposed $301 million increase to $2.406 billion, which would allow us to end chronic homelessness by the end of 2016, Members of Congress will need to hear from YOU about how important these programs are in their states and districts. These upcoming weeks will likely be our last c
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OFFICE OF HUMAN SERVICES Operations Manager I (Director, Homeless Services Program) The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Human Services is seeking a dynamic individual to oversee and direct the Homeless Services Program (HSP). The incumbent will report to the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Human Services (MOHS). Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: ■ Oversee the development and implementation of long range program goals of the City’s Homeless Services Program (HSP), including supervision of the HSP staff. ■ Collaborate with the Journey Home Executive Director to make policy recommendations to the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Human Services and the Journey Home Board on strategies for making homelessness rare and brief. ■ Responsible for preparing grant proposals, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care (C
--> Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser . Registration Extended to November 7! Listening Session: Improving Community Mental Health Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Eastern Time Register by November 7th to attend an upcoming listening session about criteria development for the Demonstration Program To Improve Community Mental Health Services (Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014). Participants can attend in person or via webcast. Register for the Listening Session Section 223 seeks to create certified community behavioral health clinics. The clinics will focus on improving outcomes by increasing access to community-based behavioral health care, expanding the availability and array of services, and improving the quality of care delivered to people with mental and/or substance use disorders. Additional Inf