People are hard at work on the NOFA for Continuum of Care funding for 2018, and this blog post kicks off a set of tools the Alliance will produce to help. We encourage all readers to also review resources from […]
Most minority groups in the United States experience homelessness at higher rates than Whites, and therefore make up a disproportionate share of the homeless population: African Americans make up more than 40% of the homeless population, but represent 13 percent […]
Most minority groups in the United States experience homelessness at higher rates than Whites, and therefore make up a disproportionate share of the homeless population. African Americans make up 13 percent of the general population, but more than 40 percent […]
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
On Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. the Alliance is hosting a Reentry 101 webinar. Experts from the criminal justice system will cover: the basics of the criminal justice system, reentry and how they intersect with homeless service systems; typical pre-release services and discharge planning; how community supervision works, and how homeless service providers can work better with their local criminal justice and reentry providers.