Council Updates

2024 Call for Nominations – Awards, Committees and Board of Directors

NHCHC is accepting nominations for our annual awards, Board of Directors, and steering committees that help guide our work.  We encourage you to review the opportunities below and nominate yourself, your colleagues, peers, or others. Please take note of the requirements for each award or committee as there is some variation.  Questions related to membership […]

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Learning Collaborative: Incorporating a Cultural Safety Lens into Health Center Practice

Apply for Our Learning Collaborative on Cultural Safety

Cultural humility is an important step toward providing quality care tailored to health center patients, but it does not need to be the final step. Incorporating trauma-informed principles, providing space for patients to take an active role in decision-making and care, and looking for opportunities to learn more about a patient’s specific culture needs leads

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Consumer Voices Needed

Regional Conversations Aim to Capture Consumer Experiences During Disasters

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council, in conjunction with the National Consumer Advisory Board Steering Committee, is holding regional conversations to learn from individuals with lived experience of homelessness about the best ways to support unhoused individuals in the event of an environmental emergency and subsequent disaster relief efforts. These conversations, to be

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Your gift matters to Art

Everyone has a story—a unique and significant life experience worth sharing. The National Health Care for the Homeless Council strives to give individuals who have experienced homelessness the tools, training, and platform to share their stories. These stories educate, guide policy and practice, and offer hope and healing to others. Art was only 14 when

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Homeless Persons' Memorial Day 2023

On Dec. 21, We Honor Those We’ve Lost and Renew our Resolve to Fight Injustice

On the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, people in our communities will die without a home. Each Dec. 21, we gather for Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day to memorialize and honor our family, friends, patients/clients, and community members who experienced the injustice of homelessness. Please join the the National Consumer

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Your gift matters to Deidre

An estimated 20–25% of the homeless population in the United States suffers from serious mental health issues, compared to only 4–6% of the general population. Homelessness, in turn, has been associated with poorer mental health outcomes. It’s a vicious cycle. Deidre dealt with mental health issues her entire life. At the age of 11 she was admitted

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Amy Grassette: "I don't know what life my would be without the Council."

Your gift matters to Amy

Millions of Americans live on the brink of homelessness. An injury or illness, job loss, or other unexpected event is often more than most of us are prepared for. That’s what happened to Amy. Amy and her husband were never wealthy, but they were making ends meet. Amy provided childcare out of her home and

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