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Country Girl Tackles Homelessness and the DC Metro as USICH Intern

Mel Sullivan, a fourth year LINK-2-LEAD doctoral scholar at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in the Specialized Educational Services department, shares her experiences as... Continue Reading →

Project 25: Saving Money While Saving Lives

The idea was simple: target the most costly and frequent users of public resources who were living on the streets of San Diego and, using a Housing First model,... Continue Reading →

Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, Making Strides to End Youth Homelessness

During the July 2015 Council meeting, we had an opportunity to hear from Jon Bradley from Preble Street in Portland, Maine, and Mary Li from Multnomah County Department of County... Continue Reading →

Discussions Spotlight Issues of Youth and Native American Homelessness at our July Council Meeting

Our July Council meeting spotlighted issues of youth and Native American homelessness.

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Removing Roadblocks to Employment: A New Opportunity through WIOA

Today we are at a critical juncture. We have a Federal Administration fully engaged in creating and supporting the public-private partnerships necessary to end homelessness in this country. ... Continue Reading →

Family Options Study Challenges Us to Do More to End Family Homelessness

We were all given an important opportunity last week to deepen our conversations and strengthen our efforts to end family homelessness when our partners at the U.S. Department... Continue Reading →

A Closer Look: Opening Doors, As Amended in 2015 - Spotlight on Use of Data

To accompany the release of Opening Doors, as amended in 2015, we’re taking a closer look at each of the four key updates to the document.

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USICH Announces Two Changes to Team

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness is pleased to announce two changes to our team that further strengthen our work to prevent and end homelessness.

Beverley Ebersold... Continue Reading →

A Closer Look at Opening Doors - Spotlight on Changing of the Goal of Ending Chronic Homelessness

Among people experiencing homelessness, there is a subset of individuals who experience homelessness for long periods of time, and/or in repeated episodes over many years—people experiencing... Continue Reading →

A Closer Look: Opening Doors, as Amended in 2015 - Spotlight on Medicaid

The newly amended Opening Doors provide more specific information regarding the role of Medicaid in covering health and supportive services to end homelessness, including services that support... Continue Reading →