Together — through training, research, and advocacy — we're pushing for an equitable, high-quality health care system and an end to homelessness.

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Read more about the latest happenings on our official NHCHC Council Updates blog, or subscribe to our email newsletter for ongoing updates.


Registration is now open for our annual conference, May 13-16, 2024, in Phoenix at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa. Learn more about sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities.


What We Do

Grounded in human rights and social justice, our mission is to build an equitable, high-quality health care system through training, research, and advocacy in the movement to end homelessness.

Training

We support HCHs, Advocates, and Consumer Leaders through webinars, courses, regional and national training, conferences, as well as by providing technical support and access to experts in the Health Care for the Homeless field. Our Clinical team works to continually improve standards of care and help in training HCH staff.

Research

Our Research team finds and collects data from various regional and national sources, often working with governmental bodies and private organizations. We offer these up for free by using dashboards, publications, and live as well as recorded presentations.

Advocacy

Our advocacy team works with political leaders to help effect change nationally and regionally and produces material to support activists in the fight to end homelessness and improve medical care to those who are experiencing homelessness.


Webinars & Events

Find our archive of webinar recordings on the Webinars page.


Featured Webinars

Apply for Our Learning Collaborative on Tobacco Use Intervention for People Experiencing Homelessness | Applications due March 6
We’ll cover common challenges to quitting smoking; the brief intervention, referral to treatment (SBIRT) approach; and an exploration of how patient and community education specialists may increase access to smoking cessation treatment. This LC will consist of lecture-based and interactive learning experiences and is open to all health center staff and consumers.
Assessing Health Management in Health Centers and Medical Respite Programs | March 13 at 2 p.m. CST
Unhoused individuals experience multiple barriers to managing their health and health conditions, but health centers and medical respite programs have unique opportunities to address and mitigate some of these challenges. This webinar will present recommended approaches for assessing areas of health management that are critical for developing client-centered plans of care for people experiencing homelessness.

Upcoming Webinars & Events

All times Central


2024 HCH Annual Conference & Policy Symposium

Registration is now open for our annual conference, to be held on May 13-16, 2024, in Phoenix at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa.  

This year’s conference theme is Toward Access and EquaLityEmbracing an Equitable Approach to Health Care.

Sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities are also available.


Who We Serve

Beyond our work in the fight to end homelessness we serve more than 200 Health Care for the Homeless facilities across the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

Visit our directory to find an HCH in your area.

Illustrative map of United States with dots showing HCH's across the country

News and Events Straight to Your Inbox

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council curates several information-packed newsletters for members and advocates each month. Visit the issue archives below or become a Council member to subscribe!

Solidarity: Issue and education focused, and includes information such as recommended reading and “In the News” features.
R & R: Highlights webinars and other key events, as well as registrations, resources, and job openings. Clean and concise, designed for quick reading.
COVID-19 Flash Blast: Published Jan. 2021-June 2022, this newsletter provided a brief synopsis of key issues specific to COVID-19 and the HCH community.
Mobilizer Volume 25, No. 10
Mobilizer: A monthly action alert newsletter developed by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s policy and advocacy team.
Respite News: An e-publication of the RCPN highlighting trends, new resources, and learning opportunities of interest to providers, consumers, and advocates of medical respite care.
The Consumer Voice: Offers important information on housing and health care topics and shares updates on the work of NCAB and consumer advisory boards across the United States.
Healing Hands: A publication of the HCH Clinicians’ Network, melds scientific knowledge with the experience of clinicians working in Health Care for the Homeless.
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