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The Council is a membership organization that connects you with peers, specialists, and resources to eliminate homelessness through health care and housing. Join us if you believe that no one deserves to be homeless, and that we can do something about it.

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New Fact Sheet Highlights Health Insurance at HCH Programs

Discover the impact that Medicaid expansion—or lack thereof—has made in health insurance coverage for patients at Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) programs across states in the Council’s fact sheet. 34 percent of all HCH patients are uninsured—compared to nine percent of the general population. However, states vary widely in health insurance coverage at HCH programs largely due to … More


Read the Latest Respite News

The latest issue of Respite News is available now. The November 2018 edition highlights the opening of new respite initiatives in Los Angeles, CA, and Bremerton, WA; archived materials from our recent Medical Respite Training Symposium; and more!
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