North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Closing the Front Door: Creating a Successful Diversion Program for Homeless Families

A new paper by the National Alliance to End Homelessness' Center for Capacity Building explores how shelter diversion enables communities to reduce new entries into their homeless assistance system and use their available shelter beds more effectively. This paper provides information on the key elements of diversion programs, describes how to measure progress, and highlights communities using the model successfully. The paper, "Closing the Front Door: Creating a Successful Diversion Program for Homeless Families," is part of a series on "front door" strategies.
 
Download the brief here or read in on the NAEH website.
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