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Resources by Topic: Discharge Planning

Products designed to help ensure that persons being discharged from institutions have housing to go to and, therefore, won't become homeless upon release. This includes discharge planning for persons leaving psychiatric facilities, correctional institutions (jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers), addiction treatment programs, and discharge planning for young adults aging out of foster care.

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Discharge Planning From Publicly Funded Institutions: Customized Bibliography This bibliography is intended for researchers, nonprofit program directors, and service providers seeking information on discharge planning. The resources listed discuss strat....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Critical Time Intervention: Preventing Homelessness in the Transition from Institution to Community Mar 2009 This fact sheet is intended for case managers and other housing services providers who are seeking general information on the Critical Time Intervention (CTI) model of homeles....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon From Locked Up to Locked Out: Creating and Implementing Post-release Housing for Ex-prisoners (2007 Update) Dec 2007 Intended as a training resource for community organizations, the book is a starting point for planning and improving post-release housing and related services to support the t....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon History, Principles, Context, and Approach: The Special Homeless Initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Jun 2007 This is the first report in the Urban Institute's evaluation of the Special Homeless Initiative (HI), state funding to the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health that is us....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Mapping Prisoner Reentry: An Action Research Guidebook Nov 2006 The Reentry Mapping Network (RMN) is a collaborative effort by community-based organizations and the Urban Institute, designed to create community change through the mapping a....  More
Other Federal icon Outreach to Homeless Veterans in the Los Angeles County Jail: The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Story Jan 2006 This article discusses the role of VA social work leaders in developing the jail outreach program. The authors use elements of Hasenfeld and Brock's Political Economy Model (....  More
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Understanding the Challenges of Prisoner Reentry: Research Findings from the Urban Institute's Prisoner Reentry Portfolio Jan 2006 This document provides an overview of some of the key dimensions of prisoner reentry and highlights the Urban Institute's original research across these topics. In addition, i....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Re-Entry Policy Council Report Jan 2005 The report's research findings and policy recommendations provide valuable guidance related to interagency collaboration, systems integration, and transition planning from pri....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon New Beginnings: The Need for Supportive Housing for Previously Incarcerated People May 2004 The report examines the housing and service needs of formerly incarcerated people, particularly those with special needs, and presents a national survey of existing models of....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Taking Stock: Housing, Homelessness, and Prison Reentry Mar 2004 This report examines how those who have spent time in prison or jail fare in securing safe and affordable housing following their release and discusses housing programming and....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon All the Way Home: Creating Partnerships to House Emancipated Foster and Homeless Youth Oct 2003 This product is the set of conference materials for a one-day conference in Oakland, CA, entitled Housing Development for Homeless Youth. It includes profiles of model progra....  More
HUD icon Housing and Services for Ex-Prisoners - August 20, 2022 (webcast) Aug 2003 Fortune Academy's executive director, Joanne Page, Corporation for Supportive Housing Program Officer, Richard Cho, HUD's Office of HIV/AIDS Housing director David Vos, suppor....  More
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Non-Governmental Organization icon A Guide to Reentry Supportive Housing: A Three-Part Primer for Non-profit Supportive Housing Developers, Social Service Providers, and Their Government Partners Mar 2002 This guide is intended for supportive-housing developers, social-service providers, and governments seeking basic information on supportive housing for ex-offenders. It includ....  More
HUD icon Coordinating Resources and Developing Strategies to Address the Needs of Homeless Veterans Feb 2002 This guidebook is intended for those honing or developing homeless assistance projects for veterans. It provides information about projects throughout the country that address....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Web of Failure: The Relationship Between Foster Care and Homelessness Mar 1995 The purpose of this project is to examine the connection between foster care and homelessness and to determine whether or not there is an over-representation of people with a....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Critical Time Intervention This website is intended for case managers and other housing services providers who are seeking information on the Critical Time Intervention (CTI) model of homelessness preve....  More
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