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Council-Wide Awards

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council and its member networks honor several deserving individuals each year with special awards at the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium. Read below to learn more about these accolades and how to submit nominations. 


 

Philip W. Brickner National Leadership Award

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council Board of Directors

In its fourth iteration, this award honors the late Dr. Philip W. Brickner, heralded as the founder of the HCH movement. The award recognizes an individual who has significantly strengthened service and advocacy addressing the health status of people without homes. 

The nomination period for the 2022 Brickner Award is closed.

 


 

Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service

Karen RotondoPresented by the HCH Clinicians’ Network

Recognizing an exemplary clinician who demonstrates vision and creativity in advancing the goals of ending and preventing homelessness, the Karen Rotondo Award for Outstanding Service honors the memory and legacy of Rotondo, the “Founding Mother” of the HCH Clinicians’ Network.

Deadline to submit nominations: March 11, 2022.

 

 


 

Ellen Dailey Consumer Advocate Award

Presented by the National Consumer Advisory Board

NCAB’s Ellen Dailey Consumer Advocate Award honors the spirit and strength of founding member Ellen Dailey, a passionate champion of consumer voices in the provision of homeless services who was instrumental in starting the Consumer Advisory Board in Boston and NCAB. The award recognizes an outstanding consumer advocate who exemplifies Dailey’s courage and passion for inclusion.

Deadline to submit nominations: March 11, 2022.

 

 


 

Willie J. Mackey National Medical Respite Award 

Presented by the Respite Care Providers’ Network  

Named in honor of the late Willie J. Mackey, a dedicated member of the RCPN Steering Committee and fierce advocate for medical respite care, the Willie J. Mackey National Medical Respite Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of medical respite/recuperative care as determined by impact on improved health and quality of life for people without homes.

Deadline to submit nominations: March 11, 2022.

 

 

 

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