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Online Stakeholder Health magazine on housing first for chronically homeless


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Stakeholder Health’s latest online magazine is now available. Hospitals & Housing First explores the history of the housing first movement across the United States, including in Charlotte, North Carolina. It looks at where health systems have partnered with community organizations to develop housing first solutions to chronic homelessness. By getting the chronically homeless people into permanent housing first and providing them with basic services, their health outcomes are dramatically improved and the model saves the community funds.

Articles Include:

  • Hospitals, Housing First partnerships spread across the nation. A “new” model called Housing First or Permanent Supportive Housing is spreading from city to city.
  • Q & A: Mike Griffin and Larry James. Health systems across the nation are increasingly becoming key players in the Housing First movement. And partnerships between hospitals and key community based organizations are often a critical boost to the effort. Interview with Larry James os City Square in Dallas and Mike Griffin of Adventist Health System Florida Hospital Orlando.
  • Housing First pioneers Tanya Tull and Sam Tsemberis. Housing first began when people began to ask, “What if there were a better way?
  • Resource Links: Permanent supportive housing and healthcare.
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