Learn how two successful programs – Homefull in Dayton, OH, and Friendship Place, in Washington, DC – are able to successfully rapidly re-house households with no income.
Category: Individual Adults
2016 Transatlantic Practice Exchange Report
The Transatlantic Practice Exchange (the Exchange) provided an opportunity for UK and US professionals in the homeless assistance field to spend up to two weeks in the spring of 2016 with an organization “across the pond” to learn about innovative […]
Services for Single Adults and Their Costs
A recent study out of LA County found that the public service costs for approximately 150,000 single adults, who had been homeless at some point during the 2014-2015 fiscal year, added up to $1 billion dollars. Researchers tracked these individuals’ […]
Re-Entry Services 101
People returning to the community from jail or prison, or those who have criminal records, often face numerous barriers to securing safe, stable, affordable housing. Housing is vital to successful reentry and for efforts to end homelessness. When homeless service providers understand how the criminal justice system works they can develop more effective partnerships and better serve people who are experiencing homelessness or those who are at risk. Watch our webinar on the topic
Shared Housing as a Solution for Single Adults
On July 12th, Jean-Michel Giraud, Friendship Place; Cathy Zall, New London Homeless Hospitality Center; and Meghann Cotter, Micah Ministries, discussed how they are using shared housing as a tool to prevent and end homelessness, particularly for single adults.