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Ketch Secour of Old Crow Medicine Show Supports the Council

Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show: “I Give Because Health Care Is a Human Right”

Today is #GivingTuesday‬. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this is your opportunity to support underserved communities and the nonprofits that serve them. Please give to the Council today to aid our mission to eliminate homelessness by ensuring health care and housing for … More →

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: Plan, Organize, and Remember

Homeless Persons' Memorial DayThe 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

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Council Celebrates National Rural Health Day

National Rural Health DayIn 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 Open for Philip W. Brickner National Leadership Award

Brickner Nominations ImageNominations 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 →

Council Recognizes Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Thank A VeteranJoin 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 →

NCAB Chair Promotes Homeless Voter Registration on NPR

Joseph BensonJoseph 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.

Listen to the brief and informative story here.… More →

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