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September is National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month

September 5, 2016

Every September, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. SAMHSA is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability,...

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Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

September 5, 2016

Since 2012, the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has been a valuable partner with CSH, bringing hope to vulnerable people in Arizona and Indiana. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust seeks to help people in need, especially women, children and families; and to enrich community life in the metropolitan areas of Indianapolis and Phoenix. Three of their grants awarded to CSH underpin our collaboration with the Valley of the Sun United Way, and...

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Public Housing Authorities – A Vital Partner in Supportive Housing

Public Housing Authorities – A Vital Partner in Supportive Housing

September 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released "It Starts with Housing: Public Housing Agencies are Making Second Chances Real," which provides guidance for engaging Public Housing Authorities (PHA's) to help prospective supportive housing tenants who have been involved with the criminal justice system. In addition to offering valuable housing resources for individuals and families with extremely low-incomes, PHA’s...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development

Subcontracting Opportunity: Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development

September 1, 2016

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Curriculum Development Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to a new Peer Employment initiative. The subcontractor will provide technical expertise, materials, and support to prepare CSH to implement peer training for individuals with lived experience of homelessness to work as housing navigators and community health workers. Subcontractor will have established...

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Support U.S. Senate Action on Family First Prevention Services Act

Support U.S. Senate Action on Family First Prevention Services Act

August 31, 2016

URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Please support Family First Prevention Services Act THIS WEEK! Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) are committed to passing the Family First Prevention Services Act (H.R. 5456), but strong support is needed at the national and state level to ensure H.R. 5456 is prioritized in the Senate and receives a floor vote when legislators return to Washington in September! Background: The...

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Your Agency & Medicaid

Your Agency & Medicaid

August 31, 2016

Discovering New Opportunities for Service Funding:  Your Agency and Medicaid CSH’s new online course – Discovering New Opportunities for Service Funding: Your Agency and Medicaid – will help unlock your agency’s potential to capitalize on opportunities presented by Medicaid to pay for services provided in supportive housing. To view more details on each of the trainings, visit this direct link to the full descriptions. The course is 100%...

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Ending Youth Homelessness in Minnesota

Ending Youth Homelessness in Minnesota

August 30, 2016

As communities focus on ending youth homelessness by 2020, it is essential strategies are developed to increase supported opportunities to get youth off the streets and out of shelters while going upstream, partnering with child welfare, education and juvenile justice systems to identify risk factors of and the entry points into homelessness. The intersection of the juvenile justice and child welfare system and youth homelessness are particularly...

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Coordinated Entry Redesign in Tarrant and Park Counties, TX

Coordinated Entry Redesign in Tarrant and Park Counties, TX

August 30, 2016

CSH partnered with the Zero 2017 initiative to  facilitate a local workshop on Coordinated Entry Redesign hosted by the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) and attended by 46 stakeholders. The community came together around a significant system-level shift that will result in the implementation of a robust Coordinated Entry System (CES) serving all families with children, single adults, youth and young adults and survivors of domestic violence...

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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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September is National Recovery Month

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