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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.

Michigan Planning to End Homelessness

Michigan Planning to End Homelessness

August 30, 2016

A state level Interagency Council on Homelessness, created by Governor Rick Snyder’s Executive Order issued in January, 2015, is working to address and end homelessness in Michigan through a new plan of action. The council includes 13 members from across state government and is housed within the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). The Michigan Campaign to End Homelessness Action Plan 2017 - 2019 will be evidence-based, cost effective,...

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HUD’s Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series

HUD’s Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series

August 22, 2016

Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series: System Planning  Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series: Mainstream System Collaboration Ending Youth Homelessness Guidebook Series: Promising Program Models This series of three HUD guidebooks is designed for Continuum of Care (CoC) leadership and stakeholders to use as hands-on action plans to prevent and end youth homelessness. CSH is acknowledged as a contributor to the guidebooks, which include...

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Illinois Supportive Housing Academy

Illinois Supportive Housing Academy

August 18, 2016

The Supportive Housing Academy scheduled for October 18-21 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.   

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New E-Book: Living In My Own Home

New E-Book: Living In My Own Home

August 16, 2016

Supportive housing helps many people with different life stories. We at CSH believe that with the right supports, anyone can live independently in their own home in the community of their choice. We worked with Annie and her support network to create an e-book that demonstrates this very point. The listener is walked through the personal story of how Annie lives a highly integrated life filled with friends, family, paid work, volunteering, and...

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Using Medicaid to Pay for Services

Using Medicaid to Pay for Services

August 11, 2016

We are excited to introduce a new resource on Medicaid that outlines basic steps Continuum of Care (CoC) leads can take to advance their efforts to secure Medicaid as a resource as part of the local system of services. Using Medicaid to Pay for Services in PSH: Steps for CoC Leads to Get Started was created by the National Alliance to End Homelessness in conjunction with Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) and CSH. UNDERSTANDING MEDICAID: WHAT...

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MA Pay for Success Milestone

MA Pay for Success Milestone

August 3, 2016

Pay for Success initiative to reduce chronic individual homelessness successfully houses over 250 individuals in first year The first-in-the-nation Pay for Success initiative to reduce chronic individual homelessness in Massachusetts has successfully placed over 250 individuals in stable, supportive housing, exceeding the minimum goal set by the Commonwealth for its first year by over 50 individuals and paving the way for significant cost savings...

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Colorado Medicaid Academy Kicks Off

Colorado Medicaid Academy Kicks Off

August 2, 2016

Last week in Denver, the Office of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper opened the state's Medicaid Academy with CSH as the trainer of 11 Supportive Housing agencies. In order to leverage existing resources, CSH is helping supportive housing providers in Colorado understand and navigate the requirements of becoming Medicaid billers through the behavioral health system. The majority of individuals who need and do not yet have supportive housing in...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: Provider Academy Trainings

Subcontracting Opportunity: Provider Academy Trainings

July 26, 2016

Description: CSH is seeking subcontractors to provide trainings as part of a homeless services provider academy to be held in 2016 and 2017 in Pierce County, Washington. Subcontractors will deliver trainings and content expertise on the activities and topics outlined below. Planned activities: Provide content expertise to CSH to develop self-paced learning courses.   Deliver in-person trainings.   Develop and/or provide access to an...

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Home to Stay

Home to Stay

July 25, 2016

Home to Stay: Creating Quality Supportive Housing for Aging Tenants New York City’s Supportive Housing Aging Learning Collaborative Core Competencies Checklist & Resource Guide Recognizing very little is known about the homeless aging population and far less about those aging in place within supportive housing, the CSH New York City Supportive Housing Aging Learning Collaborative has released “Home to Stay: Creating Quality Supportive Housing...

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Medicaid Crosswalk Released for Pennsylvania

Medicaid Crosswalk Released for Pennsylvania

July 21, 2016

As evidence continues to establish supportive housing as an intervention that stabilizes people with chronic illnesses, providers and states are exploring ways to ensure Medicaid programs cover the services that supportive housing residents need. To this end, CSH has worked in many jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, to maximize use of Medicaid resources for services. In an effort to increase the availability of services to formerly homeless...

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Michigan Planning to End Homelessness

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