The National Alliance to End Homelessness:

2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

CCEH staff and colleagues from across Connecticut attendedCT Lunch the National Alliance to End Homelessness Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. July 26-28.

NAEH leadership highlighted Connecticut’s great work throughout the conference – CCEH staff and colleagues from the Department of Housing and the Partnership for Strong Communities presented in multiple sessions, demonstrating that Connecticut is a leader in the field and that we are advancing the model for ending homelessness.

We feature, below, summaries from CCEH highlighting some of the conference’s best sessions on cutting-edge issues of interest in efforts to end homelessness.

Capitol Hill Day

The Connecticut Delegation met with senate and congressional staffers to push for a legislative agenda to end homelessness

Rapid Re-Housing: Best Practices in “How Much is Enough?”

Determining “How Much is Enough” in support and Rapid Re-Housing with the “Find-Pay-Stay” Model.

Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence with Rapid Re-Housing

Developing partnerships between domestic violence and housing providers to leverage rapid re-housing for the DV population.

A Way Home America: Building Systems to End Youth and Family Homelessness

Building Systems to End Youth and Family Homelessness & Tools to improve Rapid Re-Housing.

How to Tackle Common Data Issues and Improve Data Quality

Improving data collection and quality to improve efforts to end homelessness.

Lessons on Permanent Supportive Housing

Supporting moving on from permanent supportive housing and prioritizing resources to end chronic homelessness.

The H2 Initiative Peer Learning Community

Developing strategies to meet housing and healthcare needs for the homeless with low income and living with HIV/AIDS.

Caring for Our Aging Homeless Population

Strategies for caring for the aging homeless population as demographics change.