Program Models: Homelessness Prevention and Re-Housing


National Alliance to End Homelessness

Best Practice | March 20, 2009

Many communities already have best practices in place that are allowable under the new Homelessness Prevention and Re-Housing Fund. Highlighted below are model community-based and statewide programs that are preventing homelessness, diverting people from shelter, and rapidly re-housing those who become homeless. The focus of the programs and their websites are listed, along with related Alliance Audio Conferences, Best Practice write-ups, and National Conference presentations.

Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness, SafeHome Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
*Prevention, Diversion, Re-Housing (

Hennepin County Rapid Exit Program, Minneapolis, MN
*Prevention, Re-Housing (
CAMBA, HomeBase program, New York, NY
* Prevention, Diversion (

Community Shelter Board, Columbus, OH
*Prevention, Re-Housing, Diversion (
HomeStart program, Boston, MA
*Re-Housing (
Tabor Community Services, Lancaster, PA
*Prevention, Re-Housing (

Hamilton Family Services, San Francisco, CA
*Prevention, Re-Housing (

Beyond Shelter, Los Angeles, CA
*Re-Housing (

The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness, Community Care Grant Program, Washington, DC
*Prevention (