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The Invisible Battlefield: Veterans Facing Health-Harming Legal Needs in Civilian Life
2016  |  PDF  |  Source: Medical-Legal Partnership

After being discharged from the army, settling back into civilian life can be challenging, especially when it comes to personal health. The Medical-Legal Partnership works together with Veterans to find ways to best serve them to ensure their health and well-being is a priority. 


Self-Management Support: Helping Clients Set Goals to Improve their Health

2007  |  PDF  |  Source: HCH Clinician's Network, National Health Care for the Homeless Council
This guide is designed to introduce the health care provider to the basics of self management support within the context of homelessness.


HIV/AIDS and Homelessness: Recommendations for Clinical Practices and Public Policy

1999  |  PDF  |  Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care, National Health Care for the Homeless Council
This document is intended for clinicians and other service providers, health care policy makers, and advocates.


Putting Prevention Into Practice: Tuberculosis

2002  |  PDF  |  Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care
Information on preventing tuberculosis from HRSA's Health Care for the Homeless Program.


National Health Care for the Homeless Council Publications

Website  |  Source: National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Links to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s most referenced information concerning homeless clinical topics, policy and advocacy, research, consumers, training and education.


Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness

Website  |  Source: Michigan coalition Against Homelessness
The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness (MCAH) is a nonprofit membership organization formed as an association of emergency shelters, transitional housing program, nonprofit housing and service programs, government programs, and concerned residents from across Michigan.


Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness

Website  |  Source: Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness
An alliance of agencies working toward a common goal of ending homelessness.


Michigan State Housing Development Authority Homeless and Special Housing Needs

Website  |  Source: State of Michigan
MSHDA provides financial and technical assistance through public and private partnerships to create and preserve safe and decent affordable housing.


Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians Network

Website  |  Source: National Health Care for the Homeless Council
The Network fosters networking and professional growth among a diverse membership comprised of nurses, physicians, social workers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, outreach workers, case managers, substance abuse counselors, mental health therapists, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists and students. It provides a forum for its members to share the latest information and research related to health care for the homeless, review and make recommendations about clinical practice, and network with peers.


National Coalition for the Homeless
Website  |  Source: National Coalition for the Homeless
A national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission: To prevent and end homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and their civil rights protected.


National Alliance to End Homelessness

Website  |  Source: National Alliance to End Homelessness
A leading voice on the issue of homelessness, the Alliance analyzes policy and develops pragmatic, cost-effective policy solutions. It works collaboratively with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build state and local capacity, leading to stronger programs and policies that help communities achieve their goal of ending homelessness.


Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Special Populations

Website  |  Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care
The Health Care for the Homeless Program is a major source of care for homeless persons in the United States, serving patients that live on the street, in shelters, or in transitional housing. In 2011, HRSA-funded Health Centers served more than 1 million persons experiencing homelessness.


Frequently Asked Questions About Health Care for the Homeless

PDF  |  Source: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Halth Resources and Services Administration


Health Care for the Homeless

Website  |  Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Provides resource materials related to providing health care to all special populations, including homeless people.

 
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