News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness - No on should experience homelessness. No one should be without a safe, stable place to call home.

August 26, 2015
Take Local Action to Break the Cycle of Incarceration & Homelessness for Veterans

This new USICH brief describes emerging strategies for intercepting and assisting Veterans involved with the criminal justice system.
Read the brief.  
Watch the webinar or download the slides from the July 8 webinar with speakers from VA's Veterans Justice Programs and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans.
Watch our Webinar on Non-Time-Limited Housing for Youth

Presentation Slide for Webinar on Non-Time-Limited Housing for Youth
Non-time-limited housing is a promising way to meet the needs of youth experiencing homelessness. Jon Bradley and Charlotte DeTroy of Preble Street in Portland, Maine, and Colleen Jackson of West End Residences in New York City, joined us to talk about what they've learned through their programs.

San Diego Project Focuses on Chronic Homelessness, Saves Money, Saves Lives
Project 25 street outreach

Project 25 targets people who the most costly and frequent users of public systems and resources and provides them with housing and intensive supportive services. Over a two-year period, the program saved the community $3.7 million dollars.

Learn about Project 25 from Kris Kuntz of Father Joe's Villages.

Mel Sullivan, USICH Intern
Interested in an Internship? Learn About Mel's Experience this Summer
Melissa Sullivan joined our DC office this summer to support policy work on youth homelessness. Read her story to hear firsthand what it's like to work as an intern for USICH.

Submit your own application.

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