Conference Overview

Advancing Housing, Health and Social Care Partnerships Conference

HSPA-HHI-ALL INside

Dates: June 26-27, 2024.

Location: Marriott North Bethesda Conference Center – Rockville, MD

Theme: Creating and Sustaining Partnerships to Improve Supports and Outcomes for Individuals who are Homeless and At-risk of Becoming Homeless.

Supporting and strengthening partnerships that align health, housing and social care programs and accelerate local efforts to provide services and supports in a more streamlined process to assist individuals who are currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness, especially older adults and persons with disabilities.

Participating Groups:

HHS-HUD HSPA

              Participating states, federal agencies, and TA providers involved in the one-year HSPA learning collaborative for states with CMS approved section 1115 demonstration or an approved section 1915(i) program state plan benefit covering housing-related supports for individuals experiencing or at risk of covering housing-related supports for individuals experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The TA will help states improve collaboration and coordination between organizations and systems that provide services and resources that help people find – and keep – stable housing in the community. 8 Participants from each of the 9 selected states: AZ, CA, DC, HI, MA, MD, MN, NC, WA. 4 participants each from applicants, IL, NH, NYC, and UT (CT, NM, and OR covered under HHI).  Total Participants: 88

 

USICH ALL INside Initiative

              USICH and the 19 federal member agencies are partnering with state and local governments for up to two years to strengthen and accelerate local efforts to help people move off the streets and into homes where they can recover from the trauma of homelessness and rebuild their lives. 4 participants from each of the 7 ALL INside Communities (Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix Metro, Seattle, and the State of California) have been invited to participate. Total Participants: 28

 

NASHP (HRSA) HHI

              The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), with support from HRSA, will convene states for a third Health and Housing Institute (HHI). States participating in HHI will receive two years of targeted technical assistance to support the development, implementation, and/or alignment of health and housing programs. The purpose of the HHI is to support states pursuing cross-agency and federal-state-local strategies to increase access to safe, affordable housing and wrap-around services and supports for people who are experiencing homelessness or housing instability. 4 participants from each of the 4 states: CT, NJ, NM, OR.  Total Participants: 16

 

Objectives:

By the end of the convening, participants will have tools and resources to:

  • Build, strengthen, and sustain partnerships necessary to effectively align health, housing, and social care services.
  • Improve existing collaborations and coordination across state and local agencies.
  • Collaborate with state, local, and community efforts to assist individuals who are at risk for or experiencing homelessness.
  • Enhance understanding of programs that support housing stability, including behavioral and mental health services.
  • Facilitate the breaking down of silos at the Federal, state, and community level to improve outcomes for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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