The Pipeline

Welcome to CSH's new blog, The 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 Notice of Available Funds – RFP for Keeping Families Together

NJ Notice of Available Funds – RFP for Keeping Families Together

April 16, 2015

Request for Proposals for Keeping Families Together - Pilot Program in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and/or Salem County      Please visit http://www.nj.gov/dcf/providers/notices/ for information about this announcement.  

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BIG Partnerships

BIG Partnerships

April 15, 2015

CSH and the Texas Homeless Network (THN) welcomed over 100 guests to the BIG Partnerships conference in Austin on March 31. This three day long conference featured two keynote speakers, Kay Ghahremani, Texas Medicaid Director and Jennifer Ho, HUD Senior Advisor on Housing and Services. BIG Partnerships focused on building existing relationship and creating new relationships among primary and behavioral healthcare leaders, philanthropic funders, and...

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6th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute Begins

6th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute Begins

April 15, 2015

The Indiana Supportive Housing Institute began during the first week of April with a focus on supportive housing programs that will address the needs of people experiencing homelessness, people with high medical vulnerability, and frequent users of emergency systems. Five teams are participating in the 2015 Institute from South Bend, Porter County, Lafayette, Bloomington, and New Albany. Ray Lay, an Indiana Certified Recovery Specialist and VA...

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SIF Implementers in CT Achieve Milestone!

SIF Implementers in CT Achieve Milestone!

April 15, 2015

When you're sick and don't have the security of a home to call your own, your health usually falls second to more immediate and pressing needs such as where your next meal is coming from, where you'll seek shelter during the next storm and surviving life on the streets in general. For these reasons, housing as the cornerstone of improved health is the foundation of CSH’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF) initiative to provide housing to high-cost...

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CSH Addresses Homelessness In Detroit

CSH Addresses Homelessness In Detroit

April 8, 2015

CSH has been enlisted to help the City of Detroit implement strategies to end veteran and chronic homelessness. Lisa Chapman, Director of the CSH Michigan office explains the partnership this way: “We have assigned one of our staff experts, Meghan Takashima, to work directly within the City’s executive structure as a Senior Homelessness Policy Advisor to Detroit. In this role, Meghan will provide the intensive support Detroit has requested...

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Funder Spotlight: The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Funder Spotlight: The Annie E. Casey Foundation

April 7, 2015

One of the earliest philanthropic supporters of Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families with Child Welfare Involvement (demonstration), The Annie E. Casey Foundation is committed to helping America’s children enjoy a brighter future. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has dedicated substantial resources to advancing innovation in child welfare, and creating community change for children and their parents. As a...

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Stable Homes, Brighter Futures: 2nd Year Evaluation Report

Stable Homes, Brighter Futures: 2nd Year Evaluation Report

April 7, 2015

CSH is pleased to share the 2nd year report of our Stable Homes, Brighter Futures initiative, a three-year demonstration project to better understand supportive housing for youth and young adults, ages 18-24, also known as transition age youth (TAY).  With support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the W.M. Keck Foundation, and The California Wellness Foundation, the Stable Homes, Brighter Futures initiative contributes to broader systems-level...

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Inaugural Supportive Housing Institute in Missouri

Inaugural Supportive Housing Institute in Missouri

April 6, 2015

CSH: The Source for Housing Solutions is excited to announce its first Missouri Supportive Housing Institute (The Institute) in collaboration with its sponsor, Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH). The Institute will address the supportive housing needs of Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness, Frequent Users of Emergency Services, Vulnerable Persons, and Families Experiencing Homelessness and Struggling with Multiple Barriers. The Institute is...

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New York Times Makes Case to Jump Start NY/NY Supportive Housing

New York Times Makes Case to Jump Start NY/NY Supportive Housing

March 25, 2015

CSH director in New York, Kristin Miller, is quoted today in a New York Times article focused on the urgent need for more supportive housing in New York City and State. Examining the history of past commitments to create supportive housing, the Times builds on personal stories to underscore how thousands of homeless individuals with mental illnesses and other disabilities have benefited from having their own affordable apartments and access to the...

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A New Atmosphere in San Diego

A New Atmosphere in San Diego

March 25, 2015

It was a proud day for Wakeland Housing and San Diego yesterday as the community came together to break ground for the Atmosphere, a new construction affordable housing community located in an infrastructure-rich area of the downtown. The 205 affordable housing residences (studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom units) will be a model for integrating residents and includes 51 apartments set aside as supportive housing for those with special needs. CSH...

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