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Apply to Become the Council’s New Training Coordinator

The National HCH Council is seeking to hire a new Training Coordinator! Help further the work of the Council by coordinating logistics and educational content for our organization’s major training events, including our annual National HCH Conference & Policy Symposium, Regional Training, and Spring Virtual Training. This staff member will serve as the point person for these events in … More

Funding (Finally) Secured for Health Centers!

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is pleased that Congress has fixed the Health Center Funding cliff, giving Health Centers two additional years of funding through Fiscal Year 2019. The legislation passed very early this morning as part of a budget deal to keep the government running through March 23. Many other programs that support the HCH community … More

Understanding the Health Impacts of Weather on People Experiencing Homelessness: Using Research to Inform Healthy Public Policy

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 11 a.m-12 p.m. CT
Join us for another session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
People experiencing homelessness are vulnerable to the adverse health impacts of weather, and these impacts may worsen with climate change. This study was conducted … More

Read the February Edition of Council News: HCH Goes Virtual

Council News

Learn about our #HCHVirtual webinar series (and two newly announced sessions!), #HCH2018 news, Board nominations, a Health Center funding update, and more in Council News. Also included: a new webinar on the HCH Model of Care, our Lozier Scholarship, and new HCH jobs.
Read Council News now, or visit our archives for more informative … More

Introduction to the Health Care for the Homeless Model of Care

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Meeting the complex needs of patients experiencing homelessness can be difficult to do in traditional health care settings. Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Programs are specifically designed to meet the specialized health care needs of these patients.
This webinar will give … More

Council Recognizes World Cancer Day

Join the Council in recognizing World Cancer Day. Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Early cancer detection is key to successful treatment, and following recommended screening guidelines is imperative. People experiencing homelessness are less likely to receive important screenings or have access to treatment options due to a lack of health insurance and limited or no access … More

Council Recognizes American Heart Month

This February, join the Council in recognizing American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women; every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. People experiencing homelessness die from heart disease at much higher rates than those with stable housing due to risk factors including the prevalence of chronic health conditions and … More

Tips and Techniques to Support Residents Adapting to the Smoking Ban in Public Housing

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Join us for the second session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
In November 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule requiring local public housing agencies (PHAs) to adopt … More

New Mobilizer: A Prescription for Housing (Literally)

Take Action

Our latest Mobilizer action alert features an interview with Hawaii State Senator and ER doctor, Josh Green, MD. Barbara DiPietro, the Council’s Senior Director of Policy, spoke with Senator Green about his experience integrating service and advocacy. Learn about the upcoming National Day of Action for health center funding; the new Medicaid eligibility work requirements; the opioid public health emergency; … More

Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters: Health Care for the Homeless Perspectives

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 11 a.m-12 p.m. CDT
Join us for the first session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
With recent natural disasters striking major metropolitan areas, the need for preparedness and response discussions has drastically increased. Preparing our health centers, our … More

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