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Read the August Edition of Council News

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Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our August issue features reflections on HCH Day from our CEO Bobby Watts and Consumer Advocate Katherine Cavanaugh; our new Storytelling Guide and “Demonstrating Value” white paper; an HCH Day spotlight; information about our upcoming Fall Training Symposium and Leadership Summit on Homelessness & … More

Celebrate Your #HCHValue on HCH Day!

Please join the National Health Care for the Homeless Council in honoring the value of HCH today on HCH Day! Part of National Health Center Week, HCH Day is a time to celebrate the vital work of our organizations to meet the basic health care needs of people without homes, to eliminate health disparities, and to end homelessness. … More

HCH Day Spotlight: Health Care for the Homeless Mobile Clinics Bring Value to Dallas Community

Written by Brett Poe, NHCHC Research Associate. This spotlight is part of our celebration of HCH Day.
In promoting the value of the Health Care for the Homeless model of care, it is important to share the challenges and successes of programs that embody the virtues and practices of holistic care. One of the most unique challenges to … More

What is #HCHValue? Access, Quality, Justice, and Community

Written by Katherine Cavanaugh, NHCHC Consumer Advocate. This essay is part of our celebration of HCH Day.

Today on Health Care for the Homeless Day, part of National Health Center Week, we celebrate the work of HCH to meet the basic health care needs of people without homes, eliminate health disparities, and end homelessness. As we … More

New Publication: Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Impact of the Health Care for the Homeless Grantees

Find examples of the uniqueness of homeless populations and the invaluable work that HCH grantees provide to our communities through data and firsthand accounts in our new “Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Impact of the Health Care for the Homeless Grantees“ white paper. Demonstrating the value of health centers is a necessary element of sustainability and measuring benefit. To … More

New Resource: NCAB Storytelling Guide

Created by the National HCH Council’s National Consumer Advisory Board, our new “Storytelling Guide” offers practical advice for individuals seeking to relate their experience of homelessness. Storytelling can play a critical role in sharing experiences of people without homes, highlighting services that assist individuals facing homelessness and transitioning into housing, and helping to shape public perception of homelessness. … More

Register Now for Our 2017 Fall Training Symposium: Rise to the Challenge Together

Registration is now open for our Fall Training Symposium on October 4, 2017, at the Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, TN! This daylong event will bring together administrators, providers, consumers, and advocates as we “Rise to the Challenge Together” to address the challenges facing the homeless health care community.
Our Symposium will offer you eight intensive sessions in homelessness and … More

Leadership Summit on Homelessness & Health Care – Registration Open | October 2017

Registration closes on August 29th for the National HCH Council’s Leadership Summit on Homelessness & Health Care from October 5-6 in Nashville, TN. Invitations have been sent for this meeting, which complements the National HCH Conference by focusing on priority-setting for the Council’s advocacy and programs, leadership development, networking, and peer support.
As another important distinction from the Conference, this … More

New Mobilizer: Going… Going… Gone!

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Your efforts helped preserve access to vital health care; now is the time to keep up that momentum with Mobilizer! Learn how you can respond to developments at the state level that could reduce coverage for low-income individuals–and how you can help build momentum for single-payer health care–in our latest action alert. Also included is important information on federal … More

Read the Latest Respite News

Find the latest updates in medical respite care in Respite News. The July 2017 edition features a look at the 2017 Respite Care Providers’ Network (RCPN) Steering Committee slate, a recap of the 2017 medical respite PCI at HCH2017; information on a new Alaskan respite program; and more.
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