The National Consumer Advisory Board, the National Coalition for the Homeless, and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council call on our constituents to organize or take part in Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day events on or around December 21st, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year.
At these events each year, we remember those… More
In 2014, about 3 in 10 people using shelter services were in suburban and rural areas (29.5%), according to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. Individuals experiencing homelessness in rural areas face a number of physical and mental health conditions but have inadequate access to health care. Join the National Health Care for the Homeless Council in celebrating National … More
Nominations are open for the first-annual Philip W. Brickner National Leadership Award, presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. Determined by the Board of Directors, the Council’s most prestigious honor will be awarded to a winner who has significantly strengthened service and/or advocacy that addresses the health status of people without homes.
The award honors the late … More
Join the National Health Care for the Homeless Council in recognizing those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces on this Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Part two of the Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress notes that over the course of one year, October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014, 131,697 veterans used shelter services in the … More
Joseph Benson, the Chair of the National Consumer Advisory Board, a member of the Council’s Board of Directors, and an employee of Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston, recently spoke with National Public Radio about issues of voter registration for people without home addresses.