NCAB Regional Representatives are responsible for facilitating communication between local consumers and the National CAB. The current opening for Regions 6&8 includes Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and North and South Dakota. If you are interested, or know someone who we should consider please nominate them by Tuesday August 11, 2015. For any questions about … More
The Council, along with our partners at National Alliance to End Homelessness, the Corporation for Supportive Housing, and the Technical Assistance Collaborative, has released a Program and Policy Alert in response to a recent Informational Bulletin from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This bulletin discusses how communities can use Medicaid to fund housing-related services, and demonstrates CMS’s … More
July 29, 2015 | 1-2 p.m. Eastern | Register
Understanding the totality of youth homelessness is essential to engagement and the development of interventions and policies that promote the wellbeing of young people experiencing homelessness. All clinicians, administrators, and policy and advocacy staff working for or with youth populations (ages 12-24) would benefit from a deeper understanding of engagement strategies. … More
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council recognizes that the significant health disparities associated with homelessness are part of a much larger pattern of injustice in the United States. Poverty and structural racism too often are perpetuated and upheld by poor public policies and narrow social opinion, leaving millions of men, women, children, and youth unable to achieve their … More
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is growing and we’re happy to announce we are seeking two new Council staff for our Education Team.
Today’s Supreme Court decision is a victory for millions of Americans who have gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and who are at reduced risk of losing everything to the physical and financial costs of the injuries and illnesses we all experience. In this way, today’s decision promotes effective public policy against homelessness.
However, the ACA remains needlessly … More