Housing

Are you homeless? If so, you are not alone. This year, as many as two million different people will find themselves without a regular place to stay. Resources are available to help you with shelter. This page can direct you to assistance in your community.

Resources

  • Shelters & other homeless services
    The National Coalition for the Homeless online Directory of Local Homeless Service Organizations and Directory of Homeless & Housing Advocacy Coalitions, listed by state.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    This site lists programs managed by local organizations that provide a range of services, including shelter, food, counseling, and jobs skills programs. Here you can find services in your area.

Partners in Advocacy

Permanent Supportive Housing Working Group.

First convened in 2007 by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to explore ways to increase the capacity of Federally Qualified Health Centers to participate in permanent supportive housing. Representatives of the following agencies meet at least quarterly to discuss issues of concern and promising practices in the delivery of supportive services to formerly homeless persons residing in permanent housing:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, MA
Center for Social Innovation, Newton Centre, MA
Central City Concern, Portland, OR
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Denver, CO
Common Ground, New York, NY
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Duffy Health Center, Hyannis, MA
Gregory House Programs, Hawaii’s Statewide HIV/AIDS Housing Program
Health Care for the Homeless Network, Seattle, WA
Heartland Health Outreach, Inc., Chicago, IL
Homeless Outreach & Advocacy Project, Worcester, MA
Homeless Persons’ Health Project, Santa Cruz, CA
Housing and Urban Health, Dept. of Public Health, San Francisco, CA
LifeLong Medical Care, Inc., Berkeley, CA
National AIDS Housing Coalition
National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Partnership Health Center, Missoula, MT
Philadelphia Health Management Corp., Philadelphia, PA
Project Renewal Health Services, New York, NY
Puget Sound Neighborhood Health Centers, Seattle, WA
Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services, Atlanta, GA
Skid Row Homeless Health Care Initiative, Los Angeles, CA
United Homeless Healthcare Partners (UHHP), Los Angeles, CA