Showing posts from September 14, 2015

VA Awards SSVF Grants to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Veterans

VA Awards SSVF Grants to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Veterans  286 grants awarded in all 50 states, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands WASHINGTON – Thousands of very low-income veteran families around the nation, who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing, will continue to have access to crucial services with the renewal of approximately $300 million in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. SSVF renewal funding, which supports outreach, case management and other flexible assistance to prevent veteran homelessness or rapidly re-house veterans who become homeless, went to 286 non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. A list of grantees is located at . “SSV

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Prospect Place, 10/6/15, 11:30am

​Hi everyone, I am  very excited to announce that the County Executive will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at Prospect Place, a newly renovated facility for 12 chronically homeless men in Rosedale (site of the former Nehemiah House).  This project is the newest of our permanent housing programs for chronically homeless and the first for men in the County.  Permanent Housing provides those who are disabled, with a long history of homelessness, to live in a community setting and receive intensive case management and support.  This project was made possible through a collaborate effort that included Department of Planning as the Administrator of State and Federal funds which allowed the Episcopal Housing Corporation and United Ministries to purchase the property and renovate it from a shelter to efficiency apartments, common space and office space; the County Housing Department  which set aside 12 Project-based Section 8 vouchers for the project and the Harry and Jeanette Wein

Register now for SAMHSA’s “Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP) Service Continuity Pilot” webinar on September 22

Join us for the third webinar in SAMHSA's Behavioral Health IT Summer Webinar Series ! Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP) Service Continuity Pilot: Initial Findings, Challenges and Solutions Tuesday, September 22, 2015 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET REGISTER NOW: SAMHSA recently supported a pilot for the electronic exchange of health information among Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) through a health information exchange (HIE) in cases of service discontinuity (e.g., due to natural disaster or other unforeseen disruptions). Join the Michiana Health Information Network , a HIE in South Bend, IN, and VIP Community Services , an OTP in the Bronx, NY, as they demonstrate their technology solution, share the challenges they faced and overcame, and discuss the lessons they learned through the process. Register for the webinar today to learn the steps your program, HIE, or department of health can take to ensu

Advocacy Update: Call on Congress NEXT Tuesday and Wednesday!

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RE: [MARHMIS] anonymous clients on HMIS

What is the procedure if a client pro-actively requests their information not be input into a homeless management data collection system? Thank you. Wayne Scallon HMIS Support Supervisor Long Island Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. 600 Albany Avenue, Suite 2 Amityville, NY  11701 p: (631) 464-4314 x115 f: (631) 464-4319 Like LICH on Facebook! Support us When you Shop at! CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: Information contained in this e-mail is privileged and confidential and is intended only for the use of the addressee named above. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or an authorized employee responsible for delivery to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is a violation of Federal Law. If you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail and delete this message and any atta

Suing The Suburbs to Save The City

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Shelterforce in print   One year for $18 Subscribe Now! Events Webinar: How does Widening Inequality Change the Work of Fundraising? | September 24 Kim Klein is one of this country's best known trainers on grassroots fundraising and author of several books including the classic Fundraising for Social Change . She will join Ruth McCambridge, editor in Chief of the Nonprofit Quarterly in a conversation about the changing landscape of philanthropy in a polarized economy. Register here . Conference: Future of Collective Impact | October 1 Asian Americans for Equality  will bring together more than 250 policy experts, community development practitioners, funders and civic