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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.

Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Principles for Change

Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Principles for Change

March 3, 2017

Last year, Josephine Pufpaff, CSH Senior Program Manager in Minnesota, was invited to serve as an adviser to the Center for Juvenile Justice national initiative: Collaborating for Change: Addressing Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice. Supported by the Raikes Foundation, the Tow Foundation and the Melville Charitable Trust, this project has two main goals: (1) to decrease the likelihood that youth experiencing homelessness become involved with...

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The Boston Foundation Releases Report on Homelessness

The Boston Foundation Releases Report on Homelessness

March 3, 2017

The report was prepared by Westat with data from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development The Boston Foundation, in partnership with the independent research firm Westat and the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), has released a report analyzing nine years of data on homelessness assistance in Massachusetts. The research, which was shared at a forum last week attended by CSH staff, sheds...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Curriculum Development and Implementation (Los Angeles, CA)

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Curriculum Development and Implementation (Los Angeles, CA)

March 2, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to implementation of the new Peer Employment initiative, HEAL LA; The subcontractor must have core experience in the oversight and development of peer support programs at agency and cross-systems levels, including senior level planning and project management skills; training, curriculum development, job development and placement; and a proven history of successfully engaging...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Training Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Training Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

March 2, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to a new Peer Employment initiative. The subcontractor will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of training and classroom activities for all of the initiative’s training tracks and students. The purpose of the training is to prepare students who have a lived experience of homelessness, with varied levels of expertise for workforce development in the peer specialist...

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Making Homes That Work!

Making Homes That Work!

February 24, 2017

CSH and the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities will host three forums on March 22 and 23 with renowned architect George Braddock. The sessions will be facilitated by Metro Chicago-area architect Chris Turley. George pioneered the implementation of person-centered planning of homes for people with disabilities. In his 25 years as a licensed general contractor and housing consultant, he has been involved in more than 1,500 projects guided...

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Affordable, Supportive Housing Improves Neighborhoods

Affordable, Supportive Housing Improves Neighborhoods

February 22, 2017

As our leaders in Washington lay the groundwork for what could be sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code, one aspect particularly important to the creation of affordable housing is on the radar. The Housing Credit (or LIHTC), which plays a significant role in the development of affordable housing, should not only be preserved in any tax overhaul but expanded to encourage greater investment in decent homes for struggling Americans to live in, raise...

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Health Talk: Including Medicaid in Supportive Housing Expansion

Health Talk: Including Medicaid in Supportive Housing Expansion

February 17, 2017

In October, CSH released data analysis on the number of supportive housing units our nation needs to meet the need of vulnerable Americans.  That number was-  1,200,000.  The report breaks the numbers down via state and via various populations (families, persons returning from incarceration, persons experiencing chronic homelessness etc.).  But it’s a very large number.   Such a large number powerfully reminds us that new allies, new stakeholders...

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Missouri Supportive Housing Institute Application Deadline Extended

Missouri Supportive Housing Institute Application Deadline Extended

February 14, 2017

  Application Deadline Extended: Apply by COB February 24 CSH: The Source for Housing Solutions is excited to announce the second Missouri Supportive Housing Institute in collaboration with its sponsors, Missouri Foundation for Health, the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, and the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Teams working to develop supportive housing in Missouri are invited to apply to attend the Institute, which...

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Request for Proposals: Consultant for SIF Pay for Success 2

Request for Proposals: Consultant for SIF Pay for Success 2

February 10, 2017

Request for Proposals: Consultant for SIF Pay for Success 2 - Due 2/24/17 In December 2016, CSH was awarded its third Social Innovation Fund grant and its second focused on Pay for Success. Through this award, CSH and its partners will provide data readiness and developmental support to governments and service providers, building their capacity to successfully harness Pay for Success (PFS) to improve outcomes and reduce costs for high-cost vulnerable...

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Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Family Supportive Housing

Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Family Supportive Housing

February 8, 2017

CSH and The U.S. Department of Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) are pleased to release: Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Family Supportive Housing – A Guide to Support the Safe, Healthy Development of Young Children. Supportive housing for families with young children is an ideal environment to increase parent/caregiver understanding of how they can positively impact early learning. Being exposed to a safe,...

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