Resources for Agencies and Organizations Addressing the Needs of the Homeless Population The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a new guide. The guide identifies forms of federal assistance […]
Posts on ending homelessness for families, youth, veterans and the chronically homeless.
Working Together Along with Nonprofit Providers Can Help Mitigate a Rental Crisis We know that, not surprisingly, Cost Burdened Renters May Be At Further Risk Amid COVID-19. Many cities across the country have enacted rent freezes and eviction moratoriums which have banned evictions for 30 days, Temporarily Banning Evictions Could Stem Spike in Homeless Numbers. […]
Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Receive Care that Addresses Unique Challenges Eva’s Village in Paterson Eva’s is continuing to provide care for its community during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 15, 2020, abc7NY reported “Coronavirus News: Homeless, addicted and battling COVID-19 – Eva’s Village in New Jersey.” Dr. Murtuza Tameem, a hospitalist at St. Joseph’s Health […]
Stopping the Cycle of Incarceration and Assisting Individuals with Mental Illness Experiencing Homelessness On April 14, nextavenue previewed a new PBS documentary about a Florida judge’s work to end the cycle of homelessness and incarceration. wenty years ago, Leifman created the Criminal Mental Health Project (CMHP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The project diverts non-violent offenders […]
Vulnerable Households who test positive for COVID-19 Able to Move to Hotels and Motels Individuals experiencing homelessness and living in homeless shelters often live in very close quarters making social distancing impossible. During the current COVID-19 pandemic with stay in place orders, hotels and motels have seen a drastic decrease in business leaving them with […]