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New 2016-17 Annual Report Showcases Council’s Ongoing Work to End Homelessness

The National HCH Council is pleased to announce the release of our 2016-17 Annual Report, which highlights our major accomplishments and selected highlights from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017.
In changing times, the Council has remained resolutely on the front lines of ensuring high-quality health care for people without homes and addressing the systemic causes of homelessness. … More

Join Us: #HCHVirtual Starts Feb. 28!

The National HCH Council is excited to launch #HCHVirtual on Feb. 28! It’s not to late to register for our free, CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.” From Feb. 28-March 8 we will present eight in-depth sessions exploring topics such as the health impacts of weather on people without homes, using mental first aid to address … More

Upcoming CSH Webinar: Integrated Supportive Housing and Health Center Partnerships Serving Older Adults with Complex Needs

Upcoming Webinar

Presented by the Corporation for Supportive Housing
Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 | 1 p.m. CT
Formerly homeless and vulnerable adults aging in supportive housing have specific housing and health needs. This webinar will examine effective integrated health center and housing models profiled in the CSH and National Health Care for the Homeless Council publication, Profiles Bridging Health & Housing. … More

Serving Patients Experiencing Homelessness in Hospital Systems

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CST
Patients experiencing homelessness have complex needs that are difficult to meet in fragmented systems. Providing coordinated care helps to better manage conditions, reduce emergency department visits, and increase patient outcomes. Hospitals systems are integral partners in serving this vulnerable population.
This on-demand … More

Making the Connection: Improving the Relationship Between Shelters and Health Centers

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Join us for another session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
With a multitude of case management obligations, constant staff turnover, and an important emphasis on housing first – it can be difficult for emergency shelter … More

The Aftermath of Disaster: Addressing Trauma with Mental Health First Aid

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CT
Don’t miss this upcoming session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
Tragedy hits a community. An entire community, an encampment, or group of people experience an intense psychological trauma accompanied by loss of home, safety, … More

Join Us for Full-Day Pre-Conference Institutes at #HCH2018!

Please join us on Tuesday, May 15, for four full-day Pre-Conference Institutes (PCIs) at our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium. These in-depth sessions will explore how clinicians, consumers, administrators, and advocates “Working Together for Community” can help improve outcomes for patients without homes, expand access to housing and health care, and more through … More

Reminder: Apply for Our John N. Lozier Scholarship for New Members!

There’s still time to apply for the John N. Lozier Scholarship for New Members for our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium! In just its second iteration, this scholarship honors the legacy of our founding Executive Director. If HCH2018 will be your first National HCH Conference, we invite you to apply for this scholarship which … More

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak: An HCH Health Center’s Involvement in Disaster Response

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Join us for another session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
In 2017, an unprecedented outbreak of Hepatitis A occurred in the County of San Diego. Individuals experiencing homelessness and/or those using illicit drugs were primarily … More

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

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