Continuums of Care (CoC) have until May 1 to register for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's FY17 CoC Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Stay tuned for more from the Alliance as we share resources and tips for this year's CoC Program Competition.
There's lots to learn in april! put our webinars on your calendar.
Rapid Re-Housing for Youth Learning Community Kick Off April 20, 2:30 p.m. ET
Want to learn more about rapid re-housing for youth? Join our Learning Community! Sign up for the kick-off webinar, and hear from experienced youth RRH providers about how to tailor thisintervention for young people experiencing homelessness. Register »
30 Minutes On: The Future of Medicaid Expansion April 24, 1 p.m. ET
If the Affordable Care Act is repealed and Medicaid expansion ends, how will this impact the people your agency serves? Join us for the second in our series of 30-minute webinars on health care reform. Register »
The Role of Emergency Shelter in a Crisis Response System April 26, 2 p.m.
Have you looked at your emergency shelter system lately? The Role of Emergency Shelter in a Crisis Response System is the first in a new series about the how you can change your emergency shelter system. Register »
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Last call! Congress is finalizing FY17 funding bills. How will homelessness assistance fare?
by Steve Berg
It looks like the Appropriations Committees have a green light to put together a final omnibus spending bill for FY2017. That means that House and Senate staffers are meeting, probably right now, to iron out differences between their bills and take the latest spending data into account. We need you to call their offices today.
Georgia Emergency Shelters Take on the Shelter Challenge
by Anna Blasco
We spent the last few months providing technical assistance to emergency shelters all over Georgia. Our goal was to help them lower barriers in order to make it easier for people to enter shelter — especially for those with nowhere else to go — and develop housing-focused services to make it easier for people to leave shelter and return to permanent housing. We have now kicked off the #GAShelterChallenge – a 90-day push to house as many people as quickly as possible.
Rapid Re-Housing for Youth: Lessons from the Learning Community
by Mindy Mitchell
In 2016, the Alliance conducted regular online meeting of providers, system leaders, and technical assistance specialists from around the country in an effort to better understand best practices for using RRH to end youth homelessness. Here's what we've learned.