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Working to End Homelessness
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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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.

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.

Upcoming Listening Sessions Explore Medical Fragility

Communities across the country use standardized tools to prioritize individuals for housing. The HCH community has long had concerns with how tools in use do not adequately assess medical fragility and have bias in scoring. The Council is embarking on work to identify alternative means of assessing medical fragility to improve housing prioritization processes. Join us for one of two listening sessions to share what you have seen in your community.

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July 23 @ 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT or August 10 @ 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT

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.

COVID-19 & ANTI-RACISM Resources

Find the latest resources on COVID-19 and anti-racist initiatives.

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