Public Policy

Public policy, advocacy and lobbying to end homelessness and expand supportive housing in NJ.

Guidance Emphasizes Permanent Housing and Role of Coordinated Entry The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has shared new resources to help homeless service providers continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  From the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there is updated unsheltered guidance that offers a description of a whole community approach during […]

Health Center Cares for Households Experiencing Homelessness at Risk of COVID-19 On May 5, 2020, NBC 10 News highlighted Project H.O.P.E.’s patient care during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  NBC 10’s Cydney Long interviewed Project H.O.P.E.’s staff. This iincluded Susanne Johnson, APN-C Associate Medical Director; Dr. Stephanie Santoro, Medical Director; and Patricia DeShields, CEO, were interviewed for […]

Homeless Service System’s Response to COVID-19 Provides Opportunity in Planning and Response Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused homeless service providers to change how they are working and providing housing and services to individuals experiencing homelessness. As homeless service providers pivot and change how they work, this is an opportunity to engage persons with […]