News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Federal resources to end youth homelessness
These Federal Homelessness Assistance Programs Can Help Communities End Youth Homelessness
For young people experiencing homelessness to achieve stability, they must have stable housing, permanent connections, education and employment, and an overall sense of well-being.
These federal programs offer targeted funding for preventing and ending homelessness, including among youth, that can, in conjunction with other funding sources, help communities implement the coordinated response they need.
Through Forum, Region VIII FRICH Supports State's Efforts to End Homelessness
The FRICH and partners organized a recent forum in Utah on strengthening support for transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness.
Katie Jennings, our policy and program analyst, attended the forum and shares the recommendations from young people and providers.
New Housing First Implementation Resources Available From HUD
HUD recently published a suite of new resources for communities to strengthen their Housing First approach:
Housing First Implementation
Working with Project Participants in a Housing First Approach
National Youth Outcomes Project Aims to Fill Critical Gap
MANY and Chapin Hall have begun work with federal agencies and stakeholders to develop common, reliable, and valid outcome measures that can be consistently applied across the array of youth-serving programs.