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Resource Title: Accessing Mainstream Service Resources for People Who Are Homeless

Format: Other

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: Audio Lectures and Accompanying Materials

Date Completed: January 2004

Author/Organization: Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc.


This comprehensive one-day training presentation on mainstream service resources is intended for state and local Continuum of Care (CoC) agencies. It provides information on addressing chronic homelessness through mainstream resources such as Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP), food stamps, Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the Substance Abuse Block Grant, the Mental Health Block Grant, the Social Services Block Grant, and Welfare-to-Work.

Keywords: Chronic homelessness, Continuum of Care, CoC, State Children's Health Insurance Program, S-CHIP, SCHIP, food stamps, Temporary Aid for Needy Families, TANF, Supplemental Security Income, SSI, Workforce Investment Act, WIA, Substance Abuse Block Grant, Mental Health Block Grant, Social Services Block Grant, Welfare-to-Work, Welfare to Work, McKinney-Vento, entitlements


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