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Interdisciplinary Care and Maximizing Community Partnerships to Serve Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Presented by the School-Based Health Alliance and National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. CT
Given the multiple issues presented by youth experiencing homelessness, it can be difficult and unrealistic to expect any one provider or agency to be able to meet all the needs of a child. Within the Health Care for … More

Read the June Edition of Council News: Honoring Success on the Summer Solstice

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Just days before the Summer Solstice, our latest Council News features a look back at our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference, new publications on Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations and consumer engagement/retention, our new NCAB newsletter, and organizing resources for Summer Solstice Success celebrations.
Also included: an advocacy alert for the opioid crisis … More

Organizational Member Spotlight: Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s Organizational Member Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH) became the city’s third Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 2001 and is the only private FQHC that exclusively provides care for people experiencing homelessness in Houston, TX. HHH serves the city’s most vulnerable by providing comprehensive, integrated primary and behavioral health care … More

AAPCHO/HOP Webinar: Documenting Social Determinants of Health Interventions through Enabling Services Data Collection

Presented by the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, Health Outreach Partners, and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 10 a.m. PT
Health centers provide high quality primary and preventive care to diverse cultural populations in under-resourced communities. They also provide non-clinical services to address the various social determinants of health barriers … More

National HCH Council Seeking Bookkeeper/Payroll Specialist

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is seeking to hire a new Bookkeeper/Payroll Specialist! This position will report to the Senior Director of Administration and is responsible for handling the fundamental aspects of the Council’s financial recordkeeping, including managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, reconciling net asset accounts, recording financial transactions, and creating financial reports.
Learn more … More

Honoring Resilience on the Summer Solstice

Please join the National HCH Council on June 21, 2018, the Summer Solstice, as we celebrate individuals who have overcome incredible barriers to gain housing and affirm our continuing mission to eliminate homelessness.
The Summer Solstice is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. It is a day filled with light, and it is … More

Watch #HCH2018 Highlights in Our Videos

View the exciting speeches, award presentations, and privately-funded “Health, Housing, & Humanity” rally at our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium in our archived videos.
Highlights include the full keynote speeches of Dr. Howard Pinderhughes and Mario Arnauz Bonds. Also available is footage from #HCH2018 award presentations, including the full speech of … More

Archived #HCH2018 Session Materials Now Available

Were you unable to attend the 2018 National HCH Conference or missed a session in Minneapolis? You can now view archived slides and other materials (where available) from HCH2018’s intensive workshops, Pre-Conference Institutes, and Learning Labs in homelessness and health care on our website. Presenters may send any remaining materials to Hannah Sadler, Technical Education Coordinator.
View the archived … More

The Time Is Now: Speak Out to Help End the Opioid Epidemic

The Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) community has borne witness to the damaging effects of opioid addiction for decades, and it is imperative for us to speak out on the changes needed to prevent and treat addiction and end overdose deaths. Learn how you can take action to help address the opioid epidemic in an advocacy alert from the … More

New Fact Sheet Examines Data on Suicide and Homelessness

The National HCH Council has released a new fact sheet: “Suicide and Homelessness: Data Trends in Suicide and Mental Health Among Homeless Populations.“ Given the conditions that we know increase the likelihood of suicide in the general population, compounding factors faced when experiencing homelessness place those without homes at much higher risk. As part of a series related … More