LINKS & RESOURCES
CSH: THE SOURCE FOR HOUSING SOLUTIONS
CSH advances housing solutions that deliver three powerful outcomes: 1) improved lives for the most vulnerable people 2) maximized public resources 3) strong, healthy communities across the country. CSH provides many case studies, research, reports, tools, and templates to assist in building successful programs.
The HUD Exchange is an online platform for providing program information, guidance, services, and tools to HUD’s
community partners, including state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, Continuums of Care (CoCs), Public
Housing Authorities (PHAs), tribes, and partners of these organizations.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE TO END HOMELESSNESS (NAEH)
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to end homelessness in the United States. NAEH uses research and data to find solutions to homelessness; they work with federal and local partners to create a solid base of policy and resources that support those solutions; and then NAEH helps communities implement them.
NATIONAL HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS COUNCIL
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is a network of more than 10,000 doctors, nurses, social workers, patients, and advocates who share the mission to eliminate homelessness. NHCHC collaborates with government agencies and private institutions to solve complex problems associated with homelessness. Additionally, they provide support to more than 200 public health centers and Health Care for the Homeless programs in all 50 states.
Texas Appleseed is a public interest justice center that works to change unjust laws and policies that prevent Texans from realizing their full potential. Texas Appleseed anchors a dynamic network of pro bono partners and collaborators to develop and advocate for innovative and practical solutions to complex issues. Texas Appleseed also conducts data-driven research that uncovers inequity in laws and policies and identifies solutions for lasting, concrete change. The many issues on which they work are united by the goal of greater justice.
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (TDHCA)
The HOME and Homelessness Programs Division of TDHCA awards funds to assist units of general local governments, public housing authorities, nonprofits, and local agencies in the provision of assistance to low-income Texans with a focus on housing and housing-related assistance and services. TDHCA does not provide any services directly to individuals.
TEXAS HOMELESS EDUCATION OFFICE (THEO)
The Texas Homeless Education Office is committed to ensuring that all Texas children in homeless situations have the opportunity to enroll in, attend, and succeed in school. In its efforts to accomplish this goal, the office provides a variety of services to school districts, education service centers, students, parents, caregivers, service providers, shelters, state agencies, advocates, higher education institutions, and other interested parties
TEXAS HOMELESS NETWORK (THN)
Texas Homeless Network is a non profit membership based organization helping communities strategically plan to prevent and end homelessness. THN works to end homelessness in Texas by collaborating with all communities, large and small, across the state to build systems to achieve this goal. THN coordinates local and national advocacy efforts, data collection and research, hosts an annual statewide conference, and serves as the host agency for the Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care (CoC) where they assist in the coordination of programs and funding.
TEXAS NETWORK OF YOUTH SERVICES (TNOYS)
The mission of TNOYS is to strengthen, support, and protect critical services for Texas youth and their families to ensure their success. TNOYS members share a vision of Texas where all young people are valued, their strengths are recognized, and they have access to the resources, support, and opportunities they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
TX-601 HUD INFORMATION PAGE
Provides detailed Continuum of Care information including local contacts, award amounts, geographical scope, federal reports and other in depth information about our local CoC activities funded by HUD.
US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) supports the nationwide commitment to ending homelessness by providing funding opportunities to nonprofit organizations and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families. Through these opportunities, SNAPS advocates self-sufficiency and promotes the effective utilization of mainstream resources available to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
US INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS (USICH)
The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness coordinates and catalyzes the federal response to homelessness, working in close partnership with Cabinet Secretaries and other senior leaders across 19 federal member agencies. By organizing and supporting leaders such as Governors, Mayors, Continuum of Care leaders, and other local officials, USICH drives action to achieve the goals of the federal strategic plan to prevent and homelessness–and ensure that homelessness in America is ended once and for all.