YMCA of Greater Houston Video

YMCA of Greater Houston Video

Texas is the second largest resettlement state in the US, resettling roughly 15,000 Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) eligible populations a year. In 2016, the State of Texas officially withdrew from administering and managing the federal Refugee Resettlement...
Houston Coalition for the Homeless Video

Houston Coalition for the Homeless Video

The Houston Coalition for the Homeless helps individuals in the greater Houston area who are experiencing homelessness by connecting them with services that provide counseling, permanent housing, and employment. Thanks to the Coalition’s successful efforts, the...
Physicians CareConnection

Physicians CareConnection

Central Ohio is rich with healthcare services; however, these can be disconnected, limit access, lack coordination and capacity, and may not be affordable for the state’s high-risk, hard-to-reach populations. As a result, 25 years ago, the Columbus Medical...
Women Against Abuse

Women Against Abuse

Decades before becoming Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence service provider, Women Against Abuse was born in very humble, difficult circumstances. With little in the way of government funding prior to the 1984 Family Violence Prevention Services Act, the...
Kentucky Office for Refugees

Kentucky Office for Refugees

The Kentucky Office for Refugees (KOR) was established in June 2006 as a department of Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc. KOR oversees the administration of a wide variety of essential services for refugees for the entire state of Kentucky, including employment...
LA Housing for Health

LA Housing for Health

Homelessness has become a public health crisis, especially in Los Angeles where the population has surged 75 percent in 6 years, from 32,000 to 55,000. Three out of four homeless people live in cars, campers, tents and lean-tos, by far the biggest single group of...
Houston Coalition for the Homeless: The Way Home Program

Houston Coalition for the Homeless: The Way Home Program

In the spring of 2009, the national Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act was signed into law and mandated several changes, including an increase in prevention resources and an emphasis on performance.  Shaun Donovan, the...
Harbor Homes

Harbor Homes

Opioid addiction is a national epidemic, killing more than 33,000 people in 2015. Public health officials have called the current opioid epidemic the worst drug crisis in American history. In addition to being a health emergency, the opioid epidemic is also causing a...
Utah HMIS-Housing First

Utah HMIS-Housing First

OVERVIEW According to Dr. Sam Tsemberis, founder of Pathways to Housing, “Housing First is a simple philosophy for ending homelessness: Provide housing first, and then combine that housing with supportive treatment services in mental and physical health,...
Room In The Inn Nashville

Room In The Inn Nashville

Since 1986, Nashville’s Room In The Inn has united the community to provide emergency and long-term support for those struggling with homelessness. Room In The Inn offers emergency services, transitional programs, and long-term solutions to help people rebuild...