Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Preparing for Hurricane Matthew: Assisting Persons Experiencing Homelessness Hurricane Matthew, currently heading toward Florida’s east coast, is projected to be a powerful and dangerous storm. Individuals and families who remain on the street, in encampments, or other unsheltered locations are extremely vulnerable, and may be unable to evacuate or move to shelters without assistance. Some might not be aware of the severity of the storm. HUD strongly encourages Continuums of Care (CoCs) and other organizations in the affected areas to outreach to unsheltered
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Webinar – Prevention Partnerships for Young Veterans: Local Veteran and Homeless Programs and Resources
Webinar – Prevention Partnerships for Young Veterans: Local Veteran and Homeless Programs and Resources Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Prevention Partnerships for Young Veterans: Local Veteran and Homeless Programs and Resources” on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2:00 pm EDT. When younger veterans need support or want to engage with the veterans’ community, they often reach out to non-traditional networks. These networks include student organizations, health/fitness groups, advocacy organizations, and community service agencies that allow them to both receive services and give back to their communities. These organizations may be the first connection point to services for homeless or at-risk veterans. In this webinar you’ll learn about a number of these organizations, wha
SOAR October eNews CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG FY 2016 Accomplishments SOAR Presents at MHPA Conference On September 23, 2016, Jen Elder, National Policy and Partnerships Coordinator, represented the SOAR TA Center at the Medicaid Health Plans of America Conference in Washington, D.C. Her presentation, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Super Utilizers, and SOAR: How SSI and Medicaid can Improve Social Determinants of Health focused on the high costs of homelessness and the importance of increasing access to SSI and Medicaid in order to improve housing stability and health outcomes and to reduce overutilization of costly emergency services for individuals with disabling conditions.
Also: Four Bold Demands for Tenants' Rights * The Danger when Middle-Income People Feel the Affordability Crisis * Is It NIMBY or Not? -- Having trouble viewing this email? Click here. Also: Four Bold Demands for Tenants' Rights ● The Danger when Middle-Income People Feel the Affordability Crisis ● Is It NIMBY or Not? Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Shelterforce in Print! 1 Year for $18 Subscribe Now! Events Webinar | Financing the Inclusive Economy | Oct. 20, 3 p.m. ET The Democracy Collaborative hosts this discussion on strategies for financing the inclusive economy, grounded in broad-based ownership and anchored in community, drawing on the lessons highlighted in their new report . Learn more and register here .