Showing posts from May 22, 2020

(NAEH) Save the Date for Next Week's COVID-19 Webinars

Upcoming COVID-19 Webinars The Alliance's ongoing COVID-19 Webinar series continues next week, outlining tools, guidance, and strategies on responding to COVID-19 within homeless systems.   View past webinars and materials here >>> Check out the topics and speakers, and register now:   A Framework for COVID-19 Homelessness Response Tuesday, May 26th, 3:00 pm ET A Framework for COVID-19 Homelessness Response was developed to hel

(SAMHSA) Update: Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 SAMHSA is committed to providing regular training and technical assistance (TTA) on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field as they deal with COVID-19. Our TA programs are delivering great resources during this time. View the updated available TTA resources to assist with the current situation.   View TTA Resources      

(WellSky) [Webinar] Care for the caregiver during crisis

Friday, May 29 Caregivers are often called "angels" or "heroes." But halos get heavy, and superhero capes can strangle us if worn too long without the right support – especially during times of crisis. Join us for a powerful webinar that will help caregivers in all disciplines tend to their own emotional and mental health as they continue to serve others during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can't afford to wait until after the crisis because it may be just beginning. The time to acknowledge the struggle and find the resilience you need is now. Dr. Carla Cheatham , renowned educator and author on compassion fatigue and resilience, will discuss the trauma and moral injury that professional caregivers face and will provide you with practical techniques to help yourself, your colleagues, and your clients. Register now On the heaviness of halos:

(SSVF) Program Update Friday, May 22nd, 2020

From: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Date: May 22, 2020 at 12:45:40 PM EDT Subject: SSVF Program Update Friday, May 22nd, 2020 Topics: 1.    NEW:  COVID 19 Guidance- Consolidated Overview 2.    REQUIREMENT: Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) GIFTS Requirement Due Friday May 29, 2020 3.    NEW: Memorandum: Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Assistance for Veterans Participating in Housing and Urban Development – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) 4.    ATTENTION:  A Message from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Executive in Charge – COVID-19: Reaching Those Experiencing Homelessness 5.    REQUEST: SSVF Program Office Request for SSVF Success Stories NEW: COVID 19 Guidance- Consolidated Overview   The SSVF Program Office in partnership with their Technical Assistance providers have created a new reference resource for SSVF grantee staff; this resource document summarizes the current regulatory/requirement changes in

(Maryland DHCD) NEWS RELEASE - Hogan Administration Announces Funding for Rural Internet Connectivity

Hogan Administration Announces Funding for Rural Internet Connectivity Nearly $9.6 million to support broadband infrastructure and projects NEW CARROLLTON, MD  (May 22, 2020) - Governor Larry Hogan today announced the Board of Public Works has approved nearly $9.6 million in funding, administered by the Office of Rural Broadband, to support broadband internet connectivity for more than 5,000 households and businesses in Maryland's rural counties and communities. Housed in the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, the Office of Rural Broadband was established by executive order in 2017 to expand broadband capabilities statewide in rural areas of Maryland. "This rapid and unprecedented shift to teleworking and distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic further demonstrates the importance of high-speed internet access for all Marylanders," said Governor Hogan. "This funding continues