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A Day of Remembrance: Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, December 21st

On December 21st we will remember those who have died while living without a home. Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day is a time to honor those we have lost and renew our focus to end homelessness. Every year the day is observed with events unique to each community. Please consider planning or attending an event in honor of those lives lost … More

AAPCHO Webinar: Housing Instability and Diabetes Outcomes in Agricultural Workers and LGBT Communities

Presented by the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Thursday, December 14th, 2017 | 2 p.m. ET
Diabetes affects more than 30 million Americans every year and are often hardest to diagnose and treat for our most vulnerable populations. Some of the communities at highest risk for developing diabetes are farmworkers, LGBT-identified individuals and those experiencing homelessness. Individuals from … More

Don’t Forget: Trauma-Informed Organizations Learning Collaborative Applications Due Dec. 15.

The application deadline for health centers and organizations serving people without homes to participate in the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s new Trauma-Informed (TI) Organizations Learning Collaborative is midnight CT on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017!
This unique learning opportunity will explore the elements of designing and implementing a TI health center from start to finish. We encourage … More

Council Recognizes World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st, join the Council in recognizing World AIDS Day. More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today, and 1 in 7 of them do not realize they have the disease. Testing for HIV is recommended for everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 as part of routine health care.
People experiencing homelessness … More

New Mobilizer: Everything Still on the Table

Take Action

Our latest Mobilizer action alert examines looming Congressional developments and how you can act to support health center funding and affordable housing. Learn more and read our synopsis of the recent President’s Commission report on the opioid crisis, questions on the nomination hearing of Alex Azar, and organizing tips for Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day in our new action alert.… More

Support the National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Giving Tuesday

Nov. 28 was #GivingTuesday! Thank you to everyone who gave to support us in our efforts to eliminate homelessness by ensuring comprehensive health care and secure housing for everyone.
While #GivingTuesday has passed, our work continues. You can still give to help the National HCH Council improve health services for almost one million people without homes delivered by 300 HCH … More

New Resource: Health & Housing Partnerships for Older Adults: Aging in Place in Supportive Housing

The Council has partnered with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) to release a new project profile showcasing innovative health and housing partnerships. “Health & Housing Partnerships for Older Adults: Aging in Place in Supportive Housing“ spotlights the efforts of Seattle-King County’s Housing Health Outreach Team (Seattle, WA) and NYU-Lutheran Family Health Centers Woodstock Hotel Clinic (New York, … More

Read the Latest Respite News

Respite News

The latest issue of Respite News is available now. The November 2017 edition features a recap of last month’s RCPN Steering Committee meeting; plans to develop a respite program in Chattanooga; a look at the recipient of the Florida Hospital Association’s Community Benefit Achievement Award; and much more!
Read Respite News, or browse our archives.… More

Trauma-Informed Organizations Learning Collaborative

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. CST
The Trauma-Informed (TI) Organizations Learning Collaborative is a 3-year project launching in January 2018. The Learning Collaborative aims to create a common understanding of how to design a TI health center and develop resources to help organizations assess and implement the components … More

Save the Date: Support the NHCHC on Giving Tuesday (Nov. 28)

Giving Tuesday

November 28 is #GivingTuesday! Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, this global day of giving is an excellent opportunity to support underserved communities and the nonprofits that serve them.
Your donation to the National HCH Council will help us improve health services for almost one million people experiencing homelessness delivered by 300 Health Care for the Homeless programs … More