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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.

NJ Receives $2M Grant to Help Youth

NJ Receives $2M Grant to Help Youth

December 1, 2015

Money to Help Prevent Homelessness for Youth in Foster Care CSH One of Three Implementation Partners Burlington, Mercer, and Union Counties To Host Pilot Project To Help Youth Find Sustainable Housing   The New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been awarded a $2 million, three year implementation grant from the U.S. Administration for Children and Families for a pilot project to prevent homelessness among New Jersey youth...

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You Can Make A Difference Today

You Can Make A Difference Today

December 1, 2015

It's Giving Tuesday   Today nonprofit organizations, local businesses, philanthropists and people like you come together to promote and participate in giving to ensure better, vibrant and stronger communities throughout the country. We hope you will take a few minutes this morning to support CSH, the national leader in creating access to affordable housing and support services for vulnerable people and families. CSH is elevating the needs...

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Bill Introduced to Help Youth, Keep Families Together

Bill Introduced to Help Youth, Keep Families Together

November 17, 2015

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced legislation to help prevent youth homelessness, improve support services and housing for youth and families, and help ensure children are raised in supportive, stable households. The Family Unification, Preservation and Modernization Act would improve supportive housing - programs that integrate housing with social services – and policies...

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Supportive Housing: A Proven Platform for Employment

Supportive Housing: A Proven Platform for Employment

November 17, 2015

By Janette Kawachi, Director of Innovations and Research, CSH Individuals living in supportive housing often have long histories of homelessness and face a multitude of complex challenges like a serious mental illness, substance use disorder and other chronic health conditions. For these individuals, housing provides a critical platform for the delivery of various health and social services. It establishes a stable environment from which to reclaim...

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Child Well-Being Convening in MN

Child Well-Being Convening in MN

November 13, 2015

CSH FOCUSES ON IMPROVING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES This past week at the Children’s Home Society in St. Paul, Minnesota, CSH hosted Partnering and Planning for Greater Impact: A Convening on Child Well-being in Supportive Housing. The Convening was an engaging and action-oriented conversation involving administrative and management level professionals from county and State child welfare agencies; supportive housing developer and...

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CSH on Transforming Federal Housing Assistance

CSH on Transforming Federal Housing Assistance

November 10, 2015

Last month, CSH responded to a call by the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee for comment on ways to improve the delivery of federal housing assistance on, this, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In our comments, CSH stressed the many innovative, effective and efficient HUD programs that are already delivering on their promise, and serving...

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Wall-breaking Heralds New Supportive Housing in DC

Wall-breaking Heralds New Supportive Housing in DC

November 6, 2015

Historic Shaw Building to Undergo $17M Renovation Friday, November 6, 2015, by Michelle Goldchain   With the determination to totally revitalize Shaw, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser attended a wall breaking ceremony this Friday for Shaw's historic Phyllis Wheatley Young Women's Christian Association, Inc. (Phyllis Wheatley YWCA) building. Located at the corner of 9th Street NW and Rhode Island Avenue NW, the facility will undergo a $17 million that...

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Improving Housing & Services for San Francisco’s Youth

Improving Housing & Services for San Francisco’s Youth

November 5, 2015

In San Francisco, it is estimated that five to ten percent of the approximately 80,000 young people aged 16 to 24 are at an elevated risk for unemployment, involvement with the criminal justice system, poverty, and homelessness. Finding housing that is both affordable and safe is one of the top concerns for San Francisco’s Transitional Age Youth (or TAY, which refers to unaccompanied young people aged 18 to 24 years). TAY is a population that requires...

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Trainings to End Homelessness Among NYC Veterans

Trainings to End Homelessness Among NYC Veterans

November 4, 2015

In order to support New York City’s efforts to end veteran homelessness, CSH is leading a series of trainings for NYC’s Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelter staff and contracted providers who work with veterans. The trainings increase knowledge of veteran-specific resources and provide participants with a better understanding of how they can most effectively serve veteran clients. The trainings are providing staff with the knowledge...

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WIOA & HUD Combined State Planning

WIOA & HUD Combined State Planning

October 29, 2015

Connecting housing, services and employment are integral to creating stable lives, and CSH is steadily increasing focus and activities around employment opportunities for people in need of, or currently residing in, supportive housing. We invited our partners from the National Initiatives Team at Heartland Alliance, one of the leading anti-poverty organizations in the country, to blog about what they see as important efforts to coordinate services...

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