Showing posts from March 6, 2016

HUD Publishes Resources for Homeless LGBT Individuals and Families and Service Providers

HUD Publishes Resources for LGBT Individuals and Families and Service Providers HUD has published a package of technical assistance materials on the LGBT Homelessness page . Creating inclusive and welcoming communities is a fundamental part of HUD’s mission as America’s housing agency. The materials aid providers in implementing the best practices highlighted in Notice CPD-15-02: Appropriate Placement for Transgender Persons in Single-Sex Emergency Shelters and Other Facilities and requirements in the Equal Access Rule , including staff training and changes to program design. These materials include a guidebook for provider-level policies and procedures, series of staff training scenarios, provider-level self-assessment tool, and community-level

SOAR March eNews

March - 2016 SAMHSA SOAR TA Center Announces 2016 Continuum of Care Technical Assistance Awards This year, 35 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Continua of Care (CoCs) around the country expressed interest in receiving technical assistance from the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center. The 18 applications were well-qualified and diverse, making 2016 an incredibly competitive year. The SOAR TA Center was able to select seven CoCs for the technical assistance award. Congratulations to the selected CoCs: Arizona 500: Balance of State California 515: Roseville, Rocklin/Placer, Nevada Counties California 520: Merced City and County Delaware 500: Statewide New York 518: Utica, Rome/Oneida, Madison Counties Tennessee 509: Appalachian Regional Texas 700: Houston, Pasadena/Harris, Fort Bend Counties With the assistance of the SOAR TA Center, each CoC lead will attend a Leadership Ac

NHSDC Preliminary Agenda

NHSDC Preliminary Agenda!