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Webinar  |  May 26, 2016

On May 25, 2016, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services held the second webinar in a four part webinar series on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The second webinar, RRH: Housing Identification, focused on approaches to housing identification for participants in a manner consistent with the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The webinar included brief presentations from two rapid re-housing providers who shares their experience on recruiting and retaining landlords and assisting program participants to identify and secure permanent housing.

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Other  |  May 24, 2016

The Alliance’s Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will consist of members who have experienced or are currently experiencing homelessness to inform the work of the organization and to serve in advocacy capacity, both at the federal level and in their local communities.  The primary goals of the CAB are to elevate consumer voices in policy discussions; develop consumers as key advocates in important issues related to homelessness; and to inform the Alliance’s work in designing and advocating for policies on homelessness.

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Webinar  |  May 18, 2016

On May 13, 2016 the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) held the first in a series or webinars on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The first webinar, Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards, provides an overview of the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). This new guidance, endorsed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and Abt Associates, focuses on and highlights the three core components of rapid re-housing, and the most promising practices for building and supporting a successful program.

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Webinar  |  May 10, 2016

 Zach Brown, Executive Director of the West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, discusses the impact rapid re-housing has had on his community’s homeless population.

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Webinar  |  April 27, 2016

Determining the right time to end assistance and close a case is one of the hardest decisions a service provider must make.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 20, 2016

Questions and Answers on Homelessness Policy and Research.

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Interactive Tool  |  April 15, 2016

This map serves as a database of January 2016 Point-in-Time Counts that have been reported in media reports or on Continuum of Care/government websites.

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Webinar  |  April 12, 2016

An informative webinar on how the City of Cleveland is working to address family homelessness. Speakers will provide an overview the homeless system, including its diversion program, how coordinated entry works with rapid re-housing, progressive engagement, the process of housing families, as well as efforts to address homelessness among particularly vulnerable families.

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Best Practice  |  April 6, 2016

A round up of the Alliance's best practices and resources for rapid re-housing providers.

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Interactive Tool  |  April 6, 2016

This interactive map identifies and provides details on the current state of veteran homelessness in the U.S. The map provides details on changes in the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in a community from 2013 to 2014, data on communities that have ended veteran homelessness, and details on the 78 communities that could receive a new, one time "surge" of an additional $300 million in funding over the next three years under the Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

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Webinar  |  April 6, 2016

Find multiple webinars held by the Alliance on various topics regarding rapid re-housing, including a focus on the core components and community examples.

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Report  |  April 6, 2016

The 2016 State of Homelessness report.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 5, 2016

The issue of opioid abuse has risen to a level of national crisis as the number of people abusing prescription drugs and heroin has dramatically risen, and the rate of opioid-related overdose deaths has tripled since 2000.2 In 2014, an estimated 2.5 million people had opioid-use disorders (OUD) involving prescription drug or heroin abuse, and opioid-related overdoses were responsible for more than 28,000 deaths.

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Other  |  April 4, 2016

An infographic about the 2016 State of Homelessness Report.

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Other  |  March 30, 2016

2014 Financial Statement and Independent Auditor's Report

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