Sharing your 2017 Point-in-Time Count and Housing Inventory Count data helps the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development track efforts to end homelessness nationwide. Those numbers are then used to guide future funding.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is now accepting applications for grants to fund behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The grants can also fund permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness.
How to integrate coordinated entry with employment
Join the Heartland Alliance on March 20 at 2 p.m. as it highlights ways to connect families to income and employment supports at the most critical intervention point: coordinated entry. Speakers will also share success stories from Houston, Seattle, and Chicago.
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Why Now is the Time To Fight for Funding
by Steve Berg
We are ending homelessness, and it is vitally important that the people who work for us in Congress do their critical part to help. They can do this by making homeless assistance a priority in federal spending bills this year. Here are three simple reasons why it needs to be a priority.
Homelessness and Immigration Enforcement: What You Should Know
by Kathryn Monet
The recent arrests of several undocumented immigrants leaving a hypothermia shelter located in a church in Virginia have prompted many to ask how they can protect the rights of at-risk clients, as well as how to prepare for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) actions. Learn more about what you and your program should do.
Sanctuary Jurisdictions: What You Need to Know about Executive Order 13768
by Kathryn Monet
Executive Order 13768 has led to much confusion about what it means for cities, counties, and states that may be considered sanctuary jurisdictions. While we are not immigration law experts here at the Alliance, we are sharing what we do know to inform ongoing conversations at the local level.