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by Ensuring Health Care and Housing for All

The Council is a membership organization uniting thousands of health care professionals, people with lived experience of homelessness, and advocates in homeless health care. Join us in working to improve care and to eliminate homelessness.

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2022 National Health Care For The Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

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The National Health Care for the Homeless Council welcomes abstracts to provide both introductory and advanced educational content at the annual conference for clinicians, researchers, administrators, advocates, consumers, and policymakers working at the intersection of health care, homelessness, and housing. Review Committee decisions will be communicated by December 23, 2021.

New Digital Magazine Highlights Council Work and Membership

Introducing Better Together, a digital publication for members and prospective members of the Council! Learn about the Council and our members, the work we do, member benefits, and how you can join us as an Individual, Organizational, or Corporate Affiliate member.

Council Announces New Media Bureau

We are pleased to announce the launch of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council Media Bureau, a valuable resource to connect journalists with experts who work at the intersection of health care and homelessness. Experts in the Media Bureau represent a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and can provide insight into more than 50 subject areas.

National Consumer Advisory Board Case Study Explores the Evolution of NCAB

Consumer involvement in governance is a unique feature of Health Care for the Homeless programs and other federally supported Health Centers. The Council acknowledged in its founding principles that “all people have the right to participate in the decisions affecting their lives,” and the development and growth of the National Consumer Advisory Board helps us live up to that principle. This new case study summarizes the development and successes of the independent NCAB within the Council.

Council Releases New COVID-19 Vaccine Infographic

Widespread COVID-19 vaccination is critical to ending the pandemic, including prioritizing all people experiencing homelessness, regardless of shelter status. Download our new infographic for information on the Moderna, PfizerBioNTech, and Janssen vaccines and learn what to expect after you’ve been vaccinated.

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