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NAEH Brief: Rapid Re-Housing - Successfully Ending Family Homelessness

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has released a new brief on rapid re-housing. The brief highlights the tremendous impacts communities have achieved with the help of rapid re-housing for families. Mercer County, New Jersey, for example, has seen the ...
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ICPH Brief: A Tangled Web - Homeless Families and Their Overlapping Needs

Homeless families often have intense service needs resulting from mental illness, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, and veteran status. Unfortunately, most reports depict families as a homogenous group or lump them with homeless singles, which has resulted in a very ...
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Ending Family Homelessness: Lessons from Communities

This paper from the National Alliance to End Homelessness provides an overview of family homelessness in the United States. It examines the key strategies that communities are implementing to respond to increased family housing instability and homelessness. It also discusses ...
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Using TANF Emergency Funds to Help Prevent and Address Family Homelessness

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) focuses on TANF and HPRP resources in a paper examining how local communities are using short-term benefits and HPRP resources to prevent evictions and re-house families.   Read the paper here or ...
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Ending Family Homelessness in Massachusetts: A New Approach for the Emergency Assistance (EA) Program

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation recently released a report called "Ending Family Homelessness in Massachusetts: A New Approach for the Emergency Assistance (EA) Program." The report, authored by Dennis Culhane and Thomas Byrne, examines how Massachusetts can improve ...
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Using TANF to Support and Improve Efforts to End Family Homelessness

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is an important resource for homeless advocates and planners to be using to help homeless and low-income families. While “TANF” is often used to describe the cash assistance program, states use TANF ...
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NAEH 2010 Family Homelessness Conference Handouts

The National Alliance to End Homelessness's sixth annual National Conference on Ending Family Homelessness was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA on February 11-12, 2010.   Over 600 people from across the nation gathered together to ...
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In emergency shelter, kids fret about school

By Tonya Jameson tjameson@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009       When school starts on Tuesday, Sierra will be a senior. This is her time to tour colleges, giggle about prom and stress about graduation.   But Sierra's senior ...
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Homeless Family Interviewed on The Story

On May 28, 2009, Dick Gordon interviewed a formerly homeless woman and her 8-year-old son on The Story.  They talk about their experiences staying in a Salvation Army shelter in Birmingham and moving into public housing.   You can listed ...
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One family truly thankful for the roof over their heads

BRUNSWICK COUNTY | After living in a camper doomed for the dump, Tina Mattoon is thankful she doesn’t have to sleep next to the toilet anymore. That’s because on Tuesday, she moved into a three-bedroom mobile home with her four ...
Author: Veronica Gonzalez
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