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.

Anniversary Interview Series with Jamie Van Leeuwen

Anniversary Interview Series with Jamie Van Leeuwen

November 30, 2011

What have we learned about who needs supportive housing and who doesn’t? Jamie Van Leeuwen: We have learned that when our public, private and nonprofit sectors are at the table, we can work more collaboratively and strategically to develop homeless programs that meet the needs of our respective communities.  Through this collaboration, we can align local resources to mobilize before homelessness occurs.  We have learned that the faces of homelessness...

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20 Years of Leading the Supportive Housing Movement

20 Years of Leading the Supportive Housing Movement

November 30, 2011

CSH recently celebrated 20 years of leading the supportive housing movement with a flagship anniversary event in New York. An exploration of The Future of Supportive Housing, the program included a keynote address from Chef Jeff Henderson, panel discussions featuring industry leaders and the presentation of CSH’s Champions of Supportive Housing Awards. Each award recognized innovation and leadership in supportive housing: Lifetime Champion: Robert...

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Planning and Policy Help in Missouri

Planning and Policy Help in Missouri

November 30, 2011

CSH was engaged through a subcontract with Policy Research Associates to provide policy expertise and strategic planning facilitation for the Mental Health Transformation Working Group in St. Louis, MO. The engagement brought together representatives from state agencies, local developers, the Continuum of Care, and providers to brainstorm new supportive housing ideas,  understand barriers to development and create a plan for moving forward.

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Alabama Rural Supportive Housing Institute

Alabama Rural Supportive Housing Institute

November 30, 2011

CSH and Collaborative Solutions, Inc. have created the Rural Supportive Housing Institute under a joint Rural Housing and Economic Development (RHED) 2009 grant. Seven teams focusing on rural counties in Alabama came together to work on new supportive housing projects over the course of five months for the Institute.  The interactive training series included teams from mental health centers, housing providers, service agencies, and HIV/AIDS housing...

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Florida Supportive Housing and Homelessness Conference

Florida Supportive Housing and Homelessness Conference

November 30, 2011

CSH is a proud partner with the Florida Coalition for the Homeless and the Florida Supportive Housing Coalition and recently co-sponsored their 2011 Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing in Clearwater Beach, Florida. CSH provided six sessions on best practices in supportive housing, including: a pre-conference institute on Rural Supportive Housing; breakout sessions on Advanced Targeting for High-Cost, High-Need Tenants, FUSE...

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Georgia Supportive Housing Conference

Georgia Supportive Housing Conference

November 30, 2011

CSH was a proud sponsor of the First Annual Georgia Supportive Housing Conference, held in Atlanta in November 2011. CSH participated in breakouts sessions on Rural Permanent Supportive Housing, Medicaid and Supportive Housing, Frequent Users and Reentry Supportive Housing.  CSH also participated in a plenary discussing emerging practices in the development of new supportive housing resources.  Hosted by the Georgia Supportive Housing Association,...

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CSH in Alaska!

CSH in Alaska!

November 30, 2011

CSH strives to bring our work to every corner of this country. We've had a presence in Alaska since 2004 when staff provided a training on Fair Housing in Supportive Housing.  Since then, CSH has had a growing presence providing support and technical assistance on a variety of areas.  In the winter of 2008-09, CSH helped the State of Alaska complete it’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.  This marked a new interest from Alaska to bring in CSH...

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CSH Hits the Pacific Northwest

CSH Hits the Pacific Northwest

November 30, 2011

CSH began its investment in the Pacific Northwest in 2003 with initial grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Taking Health Care Home Initiative.  Over five years, more than 1.7 million came to Portland and Seattle to support systems change efforts to create a robust pipeline of PSH.  This investment leveraged $468.9 million in direct funding for new PSH as well as several million in ongoing systems change activities.   For Oregon, additional...

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Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization

Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization

November 28, 2011

Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization Advances in Senate Legislation to reauthorize the Second Chance Act (SCA), S.1231, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 21, 2011 and your action is needed to help advance the bill towards enactment. Please review the organizational sign-on letter in support of the bill on the next page and contact the Council of State Governments Justice Center by October 3rd to sign on. What is the Second...

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Anniversary Interview Series with Sister Mary Scullion, Project H.O.M.E.

Anniversary Interview Series with Sister Mary Scullion, Project H.O.M.E.

November 28, 2011

What have we learned about who needs supportive housing and who doesn’t? Sister Mary Scullion: We have learned to meet people where they are.  This means listening and understanding what people want and working together to provide it.  People who have long histories of homelessness coupled with multiple hospitalizations usually want supportive housing.  Permanent supportive housing works for those who want to utilize the medical, employment,...

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CAMBA Gardens Ground Breaking in New York

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