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CSH Summit 2017: We Built A Bigger Movement

CSH Summit 2017: We Built A Bigger Movement

May 31, 2017

The Power of Partnerships Shines Through If there were ever any doubts on how supportive housing's stakeholders, messaging and impact are expanding, they were put to rest at this year's national CSH Summit held last week in Denver. The energy and enthusiasm were palpable as soon as the 800 participants of Summit 2017 gathered for the welcoming reception on Wednesday evening. The electricity in the room carried over to the second night's reception...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Peer Support

Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Peer Support

November 16, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor, for approximately 40 hours per month, for 6 months to provide key support related to the Supportive Housing Community Advocates program. The subcontractor will provide coordination, administrative, and logistical support for Speak UP! and for the Alumni Tenant Knowledge Exchange (TKE) programs. Planned activities: Coordination and Logistical Support Extracurricular Speak Up! activities, including interfacing...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Support

Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Support

November 16, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor, for approximately 12 months, to provide key support related to the Supportive Housing Community Advocates program. The subcontractor will provide coordination and administrative support for the Speak UP! and Tenant Knowledge Exchange (Speak Up! Alumni) programs, deliver 3 workshops covering therapeutic narrative development, social media, and self-care,  and oversee participant (volunteer coaches, trainee’s...

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IL Candidates Talk Vision for Supportive Housing

IL Candidates Talk Vision for Supportive Housing

November 13, 2017

CSH along with the Illinois Supportive Housing Providers Association and Chicago Coalition to End Homelessness hosted a forum with candidates for IL's Governor and Lt. Governor, running in the upcoming 2018 election. Lt. Governor candidates State Rep Letisa Wallace, &  Ra Joy and Gubernatorial candidate Superintendent Bob Daiber,  all spoke to their vision of supportive housing and human services funding in the Illinois budget.  The live...

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CSH & National Health Care for the Homeless Council to I.D. best practices in diabetes care for vulnerable populations

CSH & National Health Care for the Homeless Council to I.D. best practices in diabetes care for vulnerable populations

November 13, 2017

CSH and the National Health Care for Homeless Council are providing training and technical assistance to health centers and supportive housing providers looking to partner to better serve consumers with unmanaged diabetes. Diabetes remains one of the leading causes of death in this nation with higher medical expenditures for those diagnosed with the disease than those without it. Stable and affordable housing remains a key social determinant in improving...

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CSH Latest New Markets Tax Credit Investment: Portland Health Center

CSH Latest New Markets Tax Credit Investment: Portland Health Center

November 13, 2017

We are exited to announce our third New Markets Tax Credit investment this year. Last week CSH closed on a a $14.4M  New Markets Tax Credit investment to Central City Concern (CCC) for the construction of a 35,000 square foot Federally Qualified Health Center on the east-side of Portland, Oregon. Named for CCC former Executive Director Ed Blackburn, the Blackburn building will be provide recovery and mental health services for 3,000 people annually. ...

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Indiana Institute Wants You!

Indiana Institute Wants You!

October 26, 2017

2018 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute Seeking Applicants Building on the success of several similar initiatives offered jointly by the two organizations, CSH and the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) are leveraging their longstanding partnership to co-sponsor the 2018 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. The 2018 Institute will position development teams from across the state to capitalize on knowledge and financing...

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Healthy Aging in Place:  Integrated Service Models Making Impact

Healthy Aging in Place: Integrated Service Models Making Impact

October 11, 2017

Webinar Looks at Residents Who Are Aging in Supportive Housing and What Providers Can Do to Leverage Effective Services to Improve the Quality of Life for Those Residents.  As the population over 50 years old continues to grow so does their wish to remain and age safely within their communities.  Supportive housing presents a unique challenge because the older adults residing in it have a higher prevalence of fixed incomes, physical disabilities...

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Virginia Supportive Housing SIF PFS Feasibility Report

Virginia Supportive Housing SIF PFS Feasibility Report

October 10, 2017

Read the complete Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Feasibility Report for Virginia Supportive Housing by clicking here. This new report released today summarizes the conclusions and next steps resulting from the Technical Assistance provided by CSH to Virginia Supportive Housing from June 2016 to March 2017. The feasibility report focuses on the following components: Key component Successes Next steps Priority Areas Pay for Success education...

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MeckFUSE Evaluation & Results Released

MeckFUSE Evaluation & Results Released

October 9, 2017

In 2012, Mecklenburg County (North Carolina) Community Support Services (CSS) leadership was researching effective jail diversion models that would reduce recidivism and save public dollars, and discovered CSH’s Frequent User Systems Engagement, or FUSE. Based on what they learned from CSH, Mecklenburg County created a local FUSE initiative known as MeckFUSE – an interagency effort providing supportive housing to individuals that cycle between...

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Next Learning in CT Training Series Now Open for Registration

Next Learning in CT Training Series Now Open for Registration

October 6, 2017

With generous support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Melville Charitable Trust, CSH recently launched a new series of trainings and events designed for supportive housing providers across Connecticut. Beyond Housing Stability was kicked off on September 13 with an in-person training in Hartford on Eviction Prevention for Single Site Supportive Housing Developments. The next training on October 30, 2017 from 9:30am-11:30am will...

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CSH Summit 2017: We Built A Bigger Movement

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