The Pipeline

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.

Oak Foundation Bolsters CSH Reach for Quality

Oak Foundation Bolsters CSH Reach for Quality

October 6, 2015

In their pursuit to embrace housing interventions that stress quality, the Oak Foundation has helped sustain several CSH initiatives designed to focus on preventing homelessness by funding proven solutions that improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized youth, adults and families. Working with CSH, the Oak Foundation has challenged us and other grantees to find ways to help these vulnerable populations while insisting that the supportive...

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Federal Employees/Military Can Help CSH Help Others

Federal Employees/Military Can Help CSH Help Others

October 2, 2015

Federal Employees Can Help CSH End Homelessness through CFC   If you are a federal employee or member of the military, you can help CSH end homelessness.  Make a difference in our work to house those who need a place to live and the stability that comes with having a decent, safe home. Help them get the services they need to transform their lives. Please allocate your Combined Federal Campaign contribution to Corporation for Supportive Housing...

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CSH SIF Holds National Face2Face in Ann Arbor, MI

CSH SIF Holds National Face2Face in Ann Arbor, MI

September 28, 2015

Four organizations intent on simultaneously addressing the most complex instances of homelessness, reducing healthcare costs and improving medical and mental well-being are meeting this week on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor to advance their plans to grow an effective model that blends housing with health services. Providers from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Connecticut are convening with their site host, Avalon Housing, as part...

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Integrating Housing with Treatment Improves Outcomes

Integrating Housing with Treatment Improves Outcomes

September 22, 2015

States and communities can improve services and outcomes for people with substance use disorders (SUDs) by integrating housing with treatment and recovery support programs, according to housing, homeless and SUD treatment experts who convened for a frank dialogue on new service approaches for this population. The National Council on Behavioral Health and CSH highlight that and other recommendations in a report released today: The Substance Use and...

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Meet the CSH Board: Don Falk

Meet the CSH Board: Don Falk

September 22, 2015

Don Falk is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) Why did you join the CSH Board?  It is an honor for me personally, and for TNDC, to be represented on the Board of Directors of CSH. Coming from the development world I do not consider myself an expert in homeless services and was not sure that I had a unique perspective to offer. But CSH persuaded me that my skills and view would add value to the...

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Work Well – Strategic Employment Initiative

Work Well – Strategic Employment Initiative

September 17, 2015

Since early 2014,  CSH has been working in close collaboration with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services on the Work Well Initiative.  This five year Mental Health Services Act-funded initiative has the goal of increasing employment for individuals with lived experience of serious mental illness as its core tenet.  Toward that end, the project created the San Diego Behavioral Health Five-Year...

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Alegre – Orange County’s Newest Supportive Housing Project

Alegre – Orange County’s Newest Supportive Housing Project

September 17, 2015

Alegre Apartments – Orange County’s newest integrated supportive housing project - will provide 104 apartment homes in the Cyprus Village subdivision in the City of Irvine.  All of the apartments will be affordable to households earning between 30% and 50% of the Orange County Area Median Income.   The developer, AMCAL, is partnering with Lifesteps, Families Forward and the County of Orange to provide complementary social services for children,...

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San Diego County MHSA Housing – Award Winning, Quality Supportive Housing

San Diego County MHSA Housing – Award Winning, Quality Supportive Housing

September 17, 2015

The Mental Health Services ACT (MHSA) Housing Program embodies both the individual and system goals of the MHSA through a unique collaboration among California government agencies at the state and local level.  Managed through San Diego County, the California Housing Agency (CalHFA) was allocated $33 million for a new housing program under which MHSA funds have been made available to finance the costs associated with development, acquisition, construction,...

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CSH, Other SIF Grantees Come Together

CSH, Other SIF Grantees Come Together

September 17, 2015

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF) 2015 Grantee convening is underway in Washington, DC. CSH is a SIF awardee and an active participant and facilitator at this year’s event. The convening is designed for SIF grantees to provide opportunities for shared learning, dialogue, and inspiration. In addition to grantees and subgrantees, stakeholders and colleagues from the government, philanthropy and...

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Supportive Housing & Child Welfare National Convening

Supportive Housing & Child Welfare National Convening

September 17, 2015

Commissioner Lopez addresses the convening on September 16 On Day Two of the convening, a robust panel discussion focusing on sustainability energizes participants The Child Welfare and Supportive Housing Resource Center held a 3-day national convening in Washington, DC, with the stakeholders of the Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System, a demonstration project testing an intensive...

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Supportive Housing Advocate Ray Lay

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