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Call for Nominations for Our Board of Directors: Submissions Due March 13

Please help us identify outstanding leaders so that the National HCH Council may continue to grow and prosper in its work: nominate individuals to serve as Board members and guide our direction during this critical time in homeless health care. Board members are elected for two-year terms, with a two-term consecutive limit. Officers are elected for one-year terms.
Board elections … More

Read the Latest Respite News

Respite News

The latest issue of Respite News is available now. The January 2018 edition features a call for listening session participants to discuss meaningful consumer engagement in medical respite; information on the Medical Respite Pre-Conference Institute at the 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium; RCPN Steering Committee nominations reminder; and much more!
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New Healing Hands: Patient-Centered Care: Case Studies on End of Life

The Council’s latest Healing Hands examines Patient-Centered Care: Case Studies on End of Life. People without homes experience complex health needs that become increasingly difficult to manage when diagnosed with terminal illnesses. Caregivers must implement patient-centered palliative care methods and strategies that ensure the patient is at the center of the treatment process and are sensitive to relieving suffering … More

Read the January 2018 Edition of Council News: HCH2018 Is Coming

Council News

Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our first issue of 2018 features information on HCH2018 registration, consumer subsidies, calls for award and steering committee nominations; and exhibition and sponsorship opportunities. Also included is a limited-time offer for new members of the Council (including both reduced introductory dues and two Conference … More

Call for Steering Committee Nominations: Submissions Due Feb. 23

The National HCH Council is seeking Steering Committee nominations for its three membership groups: The HCH Clinicians’ Network, National Consumer Advisory Board, and Respite Care Providers’ Network. These groups are critical to our efforts to improve homeless health care and end homelessness.
The HCH Clinicians’ Network Steering Committee is open to any hands-on providers in any discipline … More

Dr. Howard Pinderhughes to Address 2018 National HCH Conference

Dr. Howard Pinderhughes

Join us at the 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium for a keynote address from Howard Pinderhughes, PhD, social and behavioral scientist and associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco. 
Dr. Pinderhughes is a leading researcher in the areas of race relations among youth and adolescent violence prevention and intervention and … More

New Resource: A Quick Guide to Creating a Culture of Safety at Health Centers

For vulnerable populations, feeling “safe” involves not only the physical environment, but also emotional and psychological well-being. The National HCH Council’s National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB) has worked with clinicians and administrators across the United States to develop a guide to Creating a Culture of Safety at Health Centers.
Responding to the findings of a recent survey conducted by … More

Observing Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Today we honor the many who have died while living without a home. On Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day (HPMD) we not only remember those we have lost, but also recommit ourselves to fighting for a world where no life is lived or lost in homelessness. Learn why we remember this day each year through our HPMD Public Statement and Advocacy … More

Read the December Edition of Council News: Honoring Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Council News

Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our December issue features our resources and upcoming chat on Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day; new publications on health center safety and health and housing partnerships; information about our upcoming HCH2018 Conference and 2018 Spring Virtual Training; and more.
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New Mobilizer: Self-Care Training Regimen for the Revolution

Take Action

Our latest Mobilizer action alert features critical tips on self-care during a revolution from author and advocate Matt Bennett as well as other activists. As we prepare for a year filled with policy perils and election chaos, we recognize that advocates must not only care for others, but for themselves.  Learn more in our action alert–and find information on … More

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