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[Webinar] Student homelessness and COVID-19

Learn about the broader problem of youth homelessness, and the specific issues created by COVID-19. [WEBINAR] Understand the impact of student homelessness on society Tuesday, April 21 | 2pm ET / 11am PT  Explore the pandemic within the pandemic — 1.5 million homeless children and youth  and an additional  1.4 million children under age six experience homelessness. The arrival of COVID-19 puts this vulnerable population at even greater risk. This webinar will cover the extent of homelessness among children and youth in the United States and how our communities can respond, including: Leveraging existing rights and resources for children and youth facing homelessness Identifying and meet the needs of homeless youth created by the COVID-19 pandemic Adopting best practices nationally to end youth homelessness This presentation will help you address both the b

SSVF Program Update Friday April 10th, 2020

From: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Sent: Friday, April 10, 2020 1:44 PM Subject: SSVF Program Update Friday April 10th, 2020 Topics: 1.NEW: Additional SSVF Resources Available During COVID-19 Crisis 2.REGISTER NOW: Expansion of Emergency Housing Assistance & Distribution of New Funds 3.ATTACHMENT:  Updated List of Additional SSVF Resources Available During COVID-19 Crisis 4.REMINDER: SSVF COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions NEW: Additional SSVF Resources Available During COVID-19 Crisis The program office has offered a host of new flexibilities to help SSVF grantees provide critically needed support to Veterans.  These supports are summarized in the attached document.   We are excited to report that we can now offer additional funding to support these new flexibilities. The SSVF Program Office anticipates distributing approximately $200 million in new funding for FY 2020 to all grantees with recurring awards. This will boost all renewable grants by just

CSH Weekly COVID-19 Webinar Topic and Resource Digest

Webinar Series moved to Tuesdays 1:00pm ET COVID-19 Weekly Webinar Series The Supportive Housing Field Responds to COVID-19: Care Coordination for Supp

COVID-19 Prevention and Response for Homeless Providers: Daily Resource Digest

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training COVID-19 Prevention and Response for Homeless Providers: Daily Resource Digest Digest for April 10, 2020 The recent emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeles

Webinar: SOAR Implementation During COVID-19

Join the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center and SOAR providers from Nashville, TN and Austin, TX to hear about innovative ways to continue providing SOAR services while keeping safe physical/social distance during the COVID-19 response. SOAR providers will share how they are using new (and old!) ways of communication to keep SSI/SSDI applications moving forward. Presenters will describe strategies for communicating with the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Disability Determination Services (DDS) while offices are closed or working remotely. Participants will also learn about the impact of unemployment and stimulus payments on Social Security benefits. Join us on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. ET! Register for the Webinar Presenters: Kristin Lupfer, MSW, Project Director, SAMHSA SOAR TA Center, Delmar,

Community Services Connection Newsletter - COVID-19 Resources and Updates

COVID-19 Resources and Updates DHCD will continue to update its COVID-19 resource page that can be found  here. Financial Relief for Consumers and Small Businesses  On April 3, Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order and announced a series of financial relief initiatives to provide assistance to consumers and small businesses facing economic hardships due to COVID-19.  Summary of the Emergency Solutions Grant Funding within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. A downloadable and searchable PDF copy of the legislation can be found here . Information about Homelessness Assistance Grants can be found beginning on page 328. The Homelessness Solutions Team at DHCD h