Find practical strategies for increasing access to care and improving patient outcomes for clients without homes who are coping with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in our new resource. TBI is the leading cause of death and disability among American children and young adults and is associated with disabilities that may interfere with individuals’ ability to maintain stable housing, employment, and … More
Our latest Council News features a variety of resources to improve diabetes treatment in patients experiencing homelessness; a preview of Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day; adapted clinical guidelines on traumatic brain injuries; a fact sheet on health insurance at HCH programs; upcoming webinars on oral health and diabetes and medical-legal partnerships; information on Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week… More
This special Mobilizer action alert provides a roundup of Monday’s mid-term election results. We are heartened to see expansions in health care and civil rights, as well as an increase in the diversity of people representing us in our government. Voting for people and ballot initiatives that best serve the HCH community is critical to ending homelessness. Learn how the … More
Presented by the National Network for Oral Health Access and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 12 p.m. CT
The National Network for Oral Health Access and the National HCH Council are partnering to present this webinar on oral health and diabetes for patients experiencing homelessness.
This webinar will review barriers to oral … More
This November, join the Council in recognizing American Diabetes Month. Diabetes was the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2015. More than 30 million people have diabetes – over nine percent of the population. For those without homes, management of this disease is specifically challenging since maintaining a healthy diet is more difficult and refrigerating insulin … More
Consumer engagement in governance has a historical relationship to medical respite. The National Health Care for the Homeless Council has two new publications to help medical respite programs develop or expand consumer leadership and governance at their organizations.
From Recuperation to Life-Long Leadership: Consumer Governance in Medical Respite
This brief takes the lessons learned over the years in Health Care … More
A recently proposed regulation aims to significantly change the “public charge” test that has been a longstanding immigration policy for people seeking to enter the United States or apply for legal residency. This new rule would force immigrant families to choose between permanent legal status and basic human rights. Learn how you can oppose the regulation and fight back in … More
The Call for Proposals has now closed, and decisions will be announced soon. Thank you to those who submitted proposals for HCH2019!
It’s not too late to submit a proposal for our 2019 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium! To be held from May 22-25 in Washington, D.C., our Conference will unite hundreds of providers, … More
The Uniform Data System (UDS) is a central repository for standardized health data from health centers funded under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. Our new report summarizes how the National HCH Council has utilized 2016 UDS data to provide technical assistance (TA) to 330(h) grantees and lookalikes to establish benchmarks, identify needs and prioritize new programs, demonstrate … More