Showing posts from March 20, 2017

TRANSCRIPT: NLIHC Webinar about Proposed Federal Budget Cuts

Here is a draft transcript from the  NLIHC webinar  held on 3/20. It focused on the proposed federal budget cuts.   Also,  this report  looks helpful for local advocacy efforts while members are on recess  April 10th-21st . >> ELAYNE WEISS: Hi everybody thank you so much for joining us today for the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding webinar on How Advocates Can Help Stop President Trump's $7 Billion Cut to HUD in Its Tracks. My name is Elayne Weiss and I am the senior policy analyst at the National Low Income Housing Coalition. The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding or CHCDF is an education strategy and action hub for national organizations dedicated to adequate Federal housing and community Development Funding for lower income families and communities. CHCDF members represent a full continuum of national housing and community development organizations including faith-based, private sector, financial, intermediary, p

Training Opportunities: Assisted Outpatient Treatment Programs

Upcoming Training Opportunities: Assisted Outpatient Treatment Programs SAMHSA is sponsoring three upcoming training sessions for individuals working in the field of community mental health who are interested in launching and operating an assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) program. AOT is a court-ordered treatment program that focuses on community integration and recovery for high-risk individuals with serious mental illness. There is evidence that AOT is effective in reducing rates of hospitalization, homelessness, arrest, and incarceration, while reducing costs and improving the health and social outcome of participants. The trainings will be held at the following locations: Las Vegas, Nevada (May 16–17, 2017) Rockville, Maryland (June 1–2, 2017) Detroit, Michigan (June 28–29, 2017) Representatives from the following groups are encouraged to apply: Leaders and policymakers of state and local men

PSH VACANCY: 1 Bedroom at Hosanna House (Baltimore County)

There is one PSH vacancy at the Hosanna House at this time.  The client must be a single female age 50+.  Please download and complete our client application  ,and then email the completed application to   Thank you, Charmaine Short-Caldwell Program Supervisor Catholic Charities 2829 Lodge Farm Rd. Edgemere, MD 21219 T: [410]477-2037 F: [410]477-3194

Today is the day! Early Bird Ends Today...Room Block Closes Today!

2017 Mediware Boot Camp Training Early Bird Rate Expiring! Register Now! The 2017 Mediware Boot Camp early bird  rate e xpires today ! It's also the last day to reserve a room at one of the conference hotels. After today, we cannot guarantee the special conference room rate. If you plan on attending, the time to register is now! We hope you can join us at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin. We're excited to showcase   our powerful new reporting platform and ServicePoint ®  6 during the three full days of classes.  Follow the link to review the agenda and session descriptions and join us for this specialized training! An in-depth look at the new reporting platform An exclusive sneak peek of ServicePoint 6 upgrade One-on-one time with Mediware team members We can't wait to see you in Austin! Date:  April 11-13, 2017 Day: Tu

Your voice is especially needed in fight to end homelessness

Your Member of Congress is an Appropriator. Will you write to them? Since our initial call to action on March 2, advocates have sent more than 620 letters to Congress asking them to invest in known solutions to homelessness. You haven't taken action yet, but it's not too late. You are in a unique position because you have a federal representative on an Appropriations C