funding Application open for current grant and per diem programs
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program has published its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for current GPD providers. Applications for replacement grants are due April 4.
Providers should review the NOFA and VA’s frequently asked questions document carefully. Of note, the application emphasizes participation in community-wide planning and coordinated entry.
agenda available for 2017 family and youth conference
We are getting prepared for the 2017 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, and now you can too! Start planning your schedule by reviewing our agenda of session topics. If you haven't registered for the conference yet, there are still some spots available. Register today.
Reminder: Medicaid advocacy call is next Wednesday, jan. 11
Are you wondering what you can do about the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion? Join our call on Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. to learn more about how you can reach out to your members of Congress.
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Combating Homelessness By Engaging Mainstream Systems
by Guest blogger, Phil Ansell, Los Angeles County Homless Initiative
Mainstream government systems are fundamental to combating homelessness; yet, homeless service providers often struggle to effectively engage mainstream health, social services, and criminal justice systems.
Making Rapid Re-Housing Partnerships: Lots of Work To Do!
by Sharon McDonald
In September, people from across the country participated in our Rapid Re-Housing Summit to explore successes and assess the next steps to advance the model further. One of the key topics participants explored was developing partnerships. The big takeaway? We have a lot of work to do!
Ready for the New Congress: 8 Things They Might Do With Big Impacts on Homelessness
by Steve Berg
Big change is underway in Washington, DC! On Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, the same party will take control of both Congress and the White House. This was also the case at the beginning of the Obama, W. Bush and Clinton administrations. The result was that all three administrations were able to get major legislation passed very early.