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This page contains a series of different trainings and recommendations about conducting outreach to those experiencing homelessness. Please follow the link provided above or click here to view the National Health Care for the Homeless Outreach Topic...
Alexander Steacy
Healthcare for the Homeless (HCH) clinics provide health care to people who are homeless, regardless of ability to pay. HCH believes that everyone has the right to health care and housing. John N. Lozier is the Executive Director of the National...
In response to the massive failure of these mainstream safety net programs to meet the needs of the most vulnerable Americans, targeted programs with the specific intent of alleviating homelessness were created through the Stewart B. McKinney...
According to HUD’s 2011 Annual Homeless Assessment Report, 67,495 Veterans experienced homelessness on the night of the annual homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) count for January 2011. This marks a 12 percent decrease from the number of Veterans...
National Coalition for the Homeless, National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), National Consumer Advisory Board
Each year since 1990, on or near the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB), and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) has co-...
National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC)
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) created a learning site to provide opportunities for professionals to earn Continuing education Credits. NHCHC offer courses that are either scheduled or self-paced and accredited.
This report examines difficulties and potential benefits that federally-funded Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) projects can expect as they engage in systematic program evaluation and use that information to improve quality of care and demonstrate...
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council developed this guide to provide shelter works with important information for responding health needs of the consumers. Serious health problems are common among homeless persons, and shelter settings...
The National Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness was held on July22-24, 2013. A selection of the presentation material is available here. Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for PSH Capacity...
Janet K. Allen, M. Bharel, S. Brammer, W. Centrone, S. Morrison, C. Phillips, H. Rogers, A. Strehlow
This resource, developed by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, provides valuable information about Reproductive Health, its effects on homeless patients and the subsequent treatment recommendations. Clinicians practicing in Health...
Stefania Del Zotto, Henrik Thiesen, Joan U. Vilarrodona, Irene Jonker, Judith Wolf, Edite Estrela, Anne Laporte, Pierre Chauvin, Alistair Story, Marcel Slockers, Wouter Arrazola de Onate, Nigel Hewett
Editorial - Homeless Health, Health and Homelessness:Overcoming the Complexities Page: 2By: Young, SuzannahDescription: It is often observed that homeless people appear...
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
An injury or illness can start out as a health condition, but quickly lead to an employment problem due to missing too much time from work; exhausting sick leave; and/or not being able to maintain a regular schedule or perform work functions. This...
Patricia A Post
This report seeks to determine if and how health care providers for the homeless link their clients to supportive housing and document promising practices in permanent supportive housing. This report is the result of a collaborative partnership...
S. Davis, P. Kennedy, W. Greenish, L. Jones
We agree with Dr Lakhani's assessment that people with advanced progressive disease who are admitted to hospital are not always identified as being at the end of life and in need of palliative care. Marie Curie in partnership with St Mungo...
Lisa Muirhead, Anthony James Roberson, Janet Secrest
Purpose: To present the findings of a survey that examined the reason(s) for use of foot care services among homeless adults in a mid-size southeastern city. Data sources: Data were collected using an 18-item questionnaire. One hundred homeless...