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The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan organization that analyzes policy and develops pragmatic, cost-effective policy solutions. The website includes statistical data and research on a variety of homeless related issues.
The National Center conducts groundbreaking research, develops model programs, and provides innovative technical assistance and trainings for those engaged in ending family homelessness.
The Coalition works to create the systemic and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness. At the same time, it works to meet the immediate needs of people who are currently experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of doing so.
The mission of the council is to: • Advocate for universal health care and for the improvement of current systems intended to serve people who are poor and homeless; • Research critical issues; • Train and organize health care providers, service agencies, and homeless people themselves to improve care; • Publish newsletters, monographs, action alerts, policy statements, training videos and books; and • Collaborate with a broad range of public and private entities interested in the problems of health care and homelessness.
The law center seeks to end homelessness through litigation, policy advocacy, and public education.
The National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness is a grassroots organization whose primary concern is to ensure that national homelessness policy accurately reflects the needs of local communities
U.S. Conference of Mayors' Task Force on Hunger and Homelessness issues periodic status reports on homelessness in the United States.
The Urban Institute engages in nonpartisan research on a variety of issues related to homelessness.
U.S. Government Agencies
The Homeless Resource Center, a program of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Mental Health Services, provides a wealth of information for those researching homelessness.
The website includes detailed reports on homelessness in the U.S.
This site includes information about HUD's homeless policies and initiatives.
The council was created in 1987 to coordinate the federal government's efforts to identify, evaluate, and confront homelessness.
This website lists the services for the homeless offered by the SSA.
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