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Welcome to the CSH Pipeline. This is where you'll find all things CSH -- from industry news and events, to local groundbreakings, to our thoughts on the latest supportive housing research.

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PUSH-CR in New Video

PUSH-CR in New Video

February 7, 2016

Partners United for Supportive Housing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PUSH-CR) -- one of five demonstration sites in the federal initiative testing an intensive supportive housing model serving families that come to the attention of the child welfare system because of problems with chronic or recurring homelessness and other serious, persistent issues -- is featured in a video recently released by the US Children's Bureau and Office of Child Abuse and Neglect...

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Celebrating Connie Tempel

Celebrating Connie Tempel

September 21, 2016

Tonight, community leaders, officials, advocates and providers will gather to pay tribute to Connie Tempel, who recently retired from CSH.  When someone as wonderful and caring as Connie retires, there are mixed emotions. On the one hand, she’s worked hard and has given so much of herself to advancing supportive housing. We gratefully accept her many contributions and admit to ourselves that she’s earned and deserves time to herself – for her...

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Helping Aging New Yorkers

Helping Aging New Yorkers

September 20, 2016

To help some of our most vulnerable neighbors, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc., and the Mizuho USA Foundation, Inc., of Mizuho Bank have partnered with CSH to ensure that quality affordable housing combined with support services is available to older New Yorkers. ”We are committed to investing in a healthier future for older New Yorkers,” said Julio A. Urbina, PhD, MPH, Vice President, Director, Healthy Aging Program, The Fan...

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New CSH Harm Reduction Institute to Launch in Connecticut

New CSH Harm Reduction Institute to Launch in Connecticut

September 20, 2016

Recognizing that harm reduction is a key element of supportive housing, CSH is launching a Harm Reduction Institute (HRI) for select supportive housing service providers in Connecticut through the generous support of Connecticut’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).  Through six interactive training sessions, the HRI will build capacity among supportive housing providers (leadership, management and direct service staff)...

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Are you ready for PFS?

Are you ready for PFS?

September 15, 2016

Pay for Success combines the best of innovative financing with community partnerships. While this is a strength of the approach, anyone who has worked in ‘innovation’ or ‘partnerships’ knows the main drawback: this takes time. How much time? We estimate 6-12 months for a feasibility study that leaves communities with all the pieces in place to structure a PFS transaction. The tools we introduce in the next two posts aim to help you finish...

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CSH Summit 2017 – Save the Date

CSH Summit 2017 – Save the Date

September 15, 2016

News from CSH Summit 2016 June 11, 2016 Emanuel: Hospitals Must Focus on Homeless Too - Chicago Tribune June 10, 2016 Emanuel Urges Hospitals to Bankroll Preventive Care for Homeless - Chicago Sun-Times/ Becker's Hospital Review June 10, 2016 Emanuel at Corporation for Supportive Housing Summit - Politico June 10, 2016 Chicago ULI Vision Award - Chicago Tribune June 9, 2016 Coordinated Connections - Huffington Post June 8, 2016 A Platform for Connections...

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Seeking Applicants for the 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute

Seeking Applicants for the 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute

September 9, 2016

CSH and the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) have once again partnered together to offer the 2017 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute (“2017 Institute”). The 2017 Institute will address creating supportive housing end homelessness.  Teams completing the Institute will be eligible to apply for non-competitive IHCDA HOME and Housing Trust Fund grants for capital funding.  The 2017 Institute will not be used to...

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September is National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month

September 5, 2016

Every September, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. SAMHSA is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability,...

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Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

September 5, 2016

Since 2012, the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has been a valuable partner with CSH, bringing hope to vulnerable people in Arizona and Indiana. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust seeks to help people in need, especially women, children and families; and to enrich community life in the metropolitan areas of Indianapolis and Phoenix. Three of their grants awarded to CSH underpin our collaboration with the Valley of the Sun United Way, and...

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Public Housing Authorities – A Vital Partner in Supportive Housing

Public Housing Authorities – A Vital Partner in Supportive Housing

September 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released "It Starts with Housing: Public Housing Agencies are Making Second Chances Real," which provides guidance for engaging Public Housing Authorities (PHA's) to help prospective supportive housing tenants who have been involved with the criminal justice system. In addition to offering valuable housing resources for individuals and families with extremely low-incomes, PHA’s...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development

Subcontracting Opportunity: Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development

September 1, 2016

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to a new Peer Employment initiative. The subcontractor will provide technical expertise, materials, and support to prepare CSH to implement peer training for individuals with lived experience of homelessness to work as housing navigators and community health workers. Subcontractor will have established...

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