Showing posts from February 24, 2016

Upcoming: Community Reentry for Justice Involved Individuals Webinar - March 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM EST

Upcoming: Community Reentry for Justice Involved Individuals Webinar - March 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM EST Webinar Announcement: SAMHSA’s Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) presents: Community Reentry for Justice Involved Individuals Tuesday, March 1, 2016 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST Community Reentry for Justice Involved Individuals includes activities conducted to prepare an offender to return safely to the community and live as a law-abiding citizen. This webinar will introduce three presenters who were formerly incarcerated and discuss the rehabilitation programs they took advantage of during their incarceration and upon their release. Presenters will also describe strategies they utilized to overcome the barriers and challenges facing individuals exiting the

News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Strengthening our Systems, Improving our Practices, Sharpening our Thinking: Reflections on our work to end homelessness February 24, 2016 We Must be a Nation with a Home for Every Child    Photo Credit: National Alliance to End Homelessness Last week at the National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, Luke Tate, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Mobility, called on all of us to finish the job of ending family homelessness. He emphasized the administration's full support of and commi

February 2016 NCHV eNewsletter

NCHV eNewsletter February 2016 Call for Abstracts: NCHV Seeks Presenters for 2016 NCHV Annual Conference Seeking leading experts to showcase proven strategies June 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Do you want to share what your community is doing to end veteran homelessness? Do you have a service structure in your community that has had a profound impact and is scalable to other communities? Apply to be a presenter at this year's Annual Conference! We are looking for innovative, effective models grounded in research and experience. Suggested session topics include: Affordable Housing Development, Transitional/Emergency Housing, Medical Services, Data and Research, Rapid Re-Housing, Special Populations, Income Supports, Employment Services, Local Coordination, Coordinated Intake/Assessment, Legal Services, Mental Health Services, and Prevention. Other topics will also be considered.  In order