To protect your privacy, you will be logged out within 5 minutes due to inactivity.
If you would like to stay logged in, simply click "Okay".
Federal Partners and Projects
CMHS' National GAINS Center
Center for Mental Health Knowledge Application Program (CMHS/KAP)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
US Department of Housing and Urban Development Homelessness Resource Exchange (HUDHRE)
US Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
National Network for Youth
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Community Voice Mail
Funders Together to End Homelessness
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Center on Family Homelessness
National Coalition for the Homeless
- National Health Care for the Homeless Council
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
More Partners and Projects
Pets of the Homeless
The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)
New England Center for Homeless Veterans
Raising the Roof (Canada)
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
Community Circles of Support for Veterans’ Families
On Time for Recovery
Strengthening At Risk and Homeless Young Mothers and Children Initiative
The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH)
Back on my Feet
The National Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Council is a home for those who work to improve the health of homeless people and who seek housing, health care, and adequate incomes for everyone. In the National HCH Council, agencies and individuals, clinicians and advocates, homeless people and housed people come together for mutual support and learning opportunities, and to advance the cause of human rights.
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council began as an element of the 19-project HCH demonstration program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Memorial Trust. We are now 104
and over 1000 individual members, organized as the
HCH Clinicians' Network
National Consumer Advisory Board
Respite Care Providers’ Network
. Our Organizational Members include grantees and subcontractors of the federal Health Care for the Homeless funding stream, other health care providers, and advocacy organizations.
Statement of Principles and Mission
We recognize and believe that:
Homelessness is unacceptable.
Every person has the right to adequate food, housing, clothing and health care.
All people have the right to participate in the decisions affecting their lives.
Contemporary homelessness is the product of conscious social and economic policy decisions that have retreated from a commitment to insuring basic life necessities for all people.
The struggle to end homelessness and alleviate its consequences takes many forms, including efforts to insure adequate housing, health care, and access to meaningful work.
The mission of the Council is to help bring about reform of the health care system to best serve the needs of people who are homeless, to work in alliance with others whose broader purpose is to eliminate homelessness, and to provide support to Council members.
No Recommendations Yet
Click here to recommend.
Selected National Health Care for the Homeless Council Resources
Taking Care: Coping with Grief and Loss
National Health Care for the Homeless Council: Courses
HCH 101 Online: An introduction to Health Care for the Homeless
Shelter Health: Essentials of Care for People Living in Shelter
National Health Care for the Homeless Council: Outreach Topics Page
Developing Outcome Measures to Evaluate Health Care for the Homeless Services
No entries were found in the database.
SAMHSA Web Site
Homelessness Resource Center Library
SAMHSA Web Site
Download PDF Reader
A program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services
Login or register
Login using an existing account
Forgot Your Password?
Want a login but don't want to use a third-party account?
Homelessness Resource Center encourages discussion about the future of homelessness services in America. We invite your participation to ensure that a broad range of providers serving those experiencing homelessness are represented.
You will encounter opinions and perspectives from varied sources. These may not reflect the views of Homelessness Resource Center, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Institute on Homelessness and Trauma or any other partner organization.
Be Respectful: We welcome your participation, but any comments that contain vulgar or offensive language, personal attacks, are wildly off-topic or otherwise inappropriate will be removed immediately and the offending party risks losing the ability to participate.
If You See Something Inappropriate, Report It: You may report any comment as inappropriate. Reported comments are immediately removed, pending review, so please report responsibly. The Federal Government and the Institute on Homelessness and Trauma have sole discretion in determining what is and what is not appropriate.
Don’t Include Personal Contact Information: To protect yourself and the privacy of others, please do not include phone numbers, e-mail addresses, or other personally identifying information in your comments. Such material will be removed from the site.
Do Not Request Services: This site is for the exchange of ideas and information regarding service delivery to those experiencing homelessness. It is not an appropriate location to request services or make referrals.
Welcome, and we look forward to interacting with you.
Forgot Your Password?
Enter the e-mail address you used to register and we'll send you your password.