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.

Colorado Crosswalk: Services Preventing Homelessness

Colorado Crosswalk: Services Preventing Homelessness

September 4, 2015

  Jennifer Lopez, Director of Homeless Initiatives for Colorado Governor John W. Hickenlooper, guest blogs in The Pipeline, discussing the State's partnership with CSH and the new Colorado Medicaid Crosswalk.   The State of Colorado, under the leadership of Gov. John Hickenlooper, is committed to ensuring that every resident has a place to call home. The high cost and lost potential of every individual and family that experiences homelessness...

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When Seasons Change: A Tribute to Barbara Geller

When Seasons Change: A Tribute to Barbara Geller

September 2, 2015

A few months back, we paid tribute to Barbara Geller, then retiring as the long-time Director of the Statewide Services Division within the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). We don’t often publicize retirements, but Barbara was a special consideration. To us and many others, an exceptional person. For more than 20 years, she had been a partner with CSH and a dedicated champion of programs meeting the diverse,...

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New Service Delivery Opportunities for Individuals with SUD

New Service Delivery Opportunities for Individuals with SUD

September 2, 2015

CMS Issues State Medicaid Director Letter on New Service Delivery Opportunities for Individuals with SUD The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a State Medicaid Director Letter informing states of new service delivery opportunities for individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). The letter highlights a new opportunity for states to apply for Section 1115 Demonstration Waivers to test Medicaid coverage of a full SUD treatment...

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The Future of All Things Senior

The Future of All Things Senior

September 1, 2015

The Future of All Things Senior, a shared leadership symposium presented by National Church Residences, is being held in Atlanta today and tomorrow. In the photo above, Michelle Norris, CSH Board member and President, National Church Residences Development Corp, speaks on the growing supply and demand gap in affordable senior housing. The symposium offers a unique blend of futuristic discussion and collaborative idea generation developed through...

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L.A. Action Camp Focuses on Needs of Veterans

L.A. Action Camp Focuses on Needs of Veterans

August 31, 2015

The photos below may look like our staff and associates are engaged in fun and games, but they're actually doing some serious planning to end homelessness amongst veterans in Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles City and County CES (Coordinated Entry System) SPA (Service Planning Area) action camp, modeled on the successful Zero:2016 Campaign Action Camps format, was held last week. CSH came together with local experts, providers,...

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CT Ends Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

CT Ends Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

August 27, 2015

CSH is present at today's ceremony where Governor Dannel P. Malloy is announcing that the State of Connecticut has been designated by the federal government as being the first state in the nation to have ended chronic homelessness among veterans. Last year, Governor Malloy announced several initiatives aimed at combatting veteran homelessness with the goal of ending homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.  The state has since made major...

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Meet the CSH Board: Carolyn Powell

Meet the CSH Board: Carolyn Powell

August 25, 2015

Carolyn Powell  is the former Chairperson of the Board of  Services for the UnderServed (SUS) and served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of CSH from 2001 until 2009. Q: Why did you come back to CSH? CSH is a great organization. It is like the hub of a wheel connecting all the pieces with leadership, drive, resources, and forward thinking. CSH helps everyone understand in a holistic way the different components of the industry that...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: Vets@Home Outreach and Direct Technical Assistance

Subcontracting Opportunity: Vets@Home Outreach and Direct Technical Assistance

August 25, 2015

Description: CSH is seeking one or more sub-contractors to provide technical assistance (TA) to communities through a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs initiative. This HUD funded TA will focus on Veteran homelessness in CoCs around the country.  The TA will go through January 2016. The subcontractor’s work will mainly comprise of the following: Outreach: The subcontractor...

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Supportive Housing for Individuals with Long Term Care Needs – Guest Blog & Training Video from Liz Prince

Supportive Housing for Individuals with Long Term Care Needs – Guest Blog & Training Video from Liz Prince

August 12, 2015

Liz Prince is the Project Director, Money Follows the Person Project, Washington State Department of Aging and Long-Term Support Administration Supportive Housing is an evidence-based intervention for individuals having behavioral health needs and experiencing homelessness, but could it also be an effective intervention for individuals with long term care needs?  In Washington State, the Aging and Long Term Support Administration (ALTSA) teamed...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: HUD Funded TA Initiative

Subcontracting Opportunity: HUD Funded TA Initiative

August 11, 2015

CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide one year of technical assistance (TA) to communities through a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs initiative. This HUD funded TA initiative focuses on veteran and chronic homelessness in CoCs around the country. The appropriate subcontractor will be able to assist with various items, including: Using data driven outcomes; Coordinated...

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