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Resources by Audience: Program Director

Program Directors have an array of responsibilities, ranging from program design and development to performance evaluation and staff training and oversight. As a result, they are likely to seek policy and planning tools, research on effective practices and model programs, and "how to" guides to assist with their work.

Program Director Resources for Topic "Homelessness Prevention"

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Strategies for Preventing Homelessness May 2005 This report describes the results of an exploratory study of six communities that have implemented effective and well-targeted community-wide homelessness prevention activitie....  More
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
Other Federal icon Rural Homelessness: Better Collaboration by HHS and HUD Could Improve Delivery of Services in Rural Areas Jul 2010 This report provides information about rural homelessness issues, based in significant part on work in rural areas within six selected states. Specifically, the report address....  More
HUD icon HPRP Area Median Income (AMI) Limits - Changes Between 2009 and 2010 Jun 2010 This table is intended for HPRP grantees seeking information on HPRP Area Median Income (AMI) limits. The table shows the change in the HPRP income limit (i.e., 50% AMI) for a....  More
Other Federal icon Runaway and Homeless Youth Grants: Improvements Needed in the Grant Award Process May 2010 This report examines (1) grant announcements and application requirements, (2) technical assistance for grant applicants, (3) how grant award decisions are made, and (4) notif....  More
HUD icon Staff Certification of Eligibility for HPRP Assistance Mar 2010 This Staff Certification serves as documentation that the HPRP household named below meets all eligibility criteria for HPRP assistance, certifies that true and complete infor....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Tools and TA Resources Nov 2009 This page is intended for grantees and subgrantees of the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP). It contains sample tools and templates, as well as techn....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Case Management – Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Oct 2009 This document explores the role of case management in preventing homelessness and in rapidly returning homeless individuals and families to housing stability. Tasks such as as....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Consumer Exit Checksheet Oct 2009 The Consumer Exit Checksheet from Reinvestment in Communities of Gaston County, Inc. is used to gather information on consumer exiting from their program. The checklist includ....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Designing and Delivering HPRP Financial Assistance Oct 2009 The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) provides communities with a range of flexible financial tools to prevent homelessness as well as to assist in r....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Homeless Certification Template Oct 2009 This sample template can be used by HPRP grantees and subgrantees to obtain third-party verification of housing status for persons applying for assistance.  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Self-Declaration of Housing Status Template Oct 2009 This sample template can be used by HPRP grantees and subgrantees for self-certification of housing status for individuals applying for assistance when third-party verificatio....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Self-Declaration of Income Template Oct 2009 This sample template can be used by HPRP grantees and subgrantees for self-declaration of income for individuals applying for assistance when third-party verification is not p....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Verification of Income Template Oct 2009 This sample template can be used by HPRP grantees and subgrantees to obtain third-party verification of income for persons applying for assistance.  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Homelessness Prevention Homebase in New York City, NY Aug 2009 This case study explores Homebase, a program administered by the New York City Department of Homeless Services, that offers community prevention, diversion, and aftercare ser....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Homelessness Prevention Ohio Family Homelessness Prevention Pilot Project (OFHPP) Aug 2009 This case study explores the unique homelessness prevention aspect the Ohio Family Homelessness Prevention Pilot operated by the Ohio Department of Development, which provides....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Connecting HUD’s HPRP Program with Mainstream Workforce Programs Jul 2009 This paper explores the role of employment services in preventing homelessness and in rapidly returning homeless individuals and families to housing stability. The paper also....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Homeless Prevention Rural Homeless Initiative of Southeast and Central Ohio (RHISCO) Project Jul 2009 This two year pilot project explored the unique homeless prevention aspect of regional coordination and planning to end homelessness in 7 rural counties of Southeast and Centr....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Atlanta Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Boston Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Chicago Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Dallas Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Los Angeles Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Miami Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: New York City Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Seattle Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing: Washington, DC Community Perspectives Jul 2009 This presentation, given during one of the 2009 Regional HPRP Training series offered throughout the U.S. in the spring of 2009, provides an overview of Prevention and Rapid R....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Homelessness Prevention: Creating Programs that Work Jul 2009 This resource includes a guide and companion guide that will help organizations create or improve homelessness prevention and shelter diversion programs. The guide describes t....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Rapid Re-Housing: Creating Programs that Work Jul 2009 This guide walks through the steps of creating a rapid re-housing program, including selecting a program structure, selecting a target population, performing screening and ass....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Goal Plan May 2009 This Goal Plan from the Reinvestment in Communities of Gaston County, Inc. provides a format to assist the consumer in developing a short term, intermediate, and long term pla....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Seasons of Sharing Eligibility Requirements Mar 2009 This document is used by the San Francisco Chronicle Seasons of Sharing Fund. The homeless assistance prevention program uses this document to determine client eligibility for....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Seasons of Sharing Intake Forms Mar 2009 This spreadsheet is a client intake/budget information form used by the San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund, an emergency assistance program. The spreadsheet can be....  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
Peer-to-Peer icon Discontinuation of Services Mar 2009 The Discontinuation of Services document was developed by the Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency HOME Safe program. This one-page form provides documentation for a case f....  More
HUD icon Matrix of Programs Funded under ARRA Mar 2009 This matrix provides a summary of all programs funded under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. HPRP grantees should review this list to identify additional programs an....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon An Ounce of Prevention: Programs to Prevent Homelessness in 25 States Feb 2009 This report compiles 25 examples of state homelessness prevention programs reflecting a range of local approaches to assist individuals and families at risk of homelessness.....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Emergency Fund Client Service Form Feb 2009 This is an assessment form used for Chicago's Homeless Prevention Emergency Fund. Included in this assessment is a section for the caseworker to write a brief summary about th....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program All-Inclusive Client Assessment Form Jan 2009 This is an all-inclusive client assessment form developed by Wilder Research for the Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP). It includes a universal ass....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program Program Exit Assessment Form Jan 2009 This is a program exit assessment form developed by Wilder Research for the Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program in Minnesota. The form asks why the client is....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program Service Transactions Form Jan 2009 The Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) "Service Transactions Form", developed by Wilder Research, is a document which chronicals a clients service h....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Adult HMIS Screening Form Dec 2008 This assessment/intake screening form, used by Hennepin County, is to be completed for all adults and unaccompanied youth, 18 years of age or younger. The assessment includes....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Barriers to Housing Stability Assessment Nov 2008 This Barriers to Housing Stability Assessment document, used by Hennepin County, is meant to be completed for the head of household, singles, and unaccompanied youth. Many pos....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Emergency Assistance Voucher Intake Form Nov 2008 This intake form from the prevention program in Hennepin County is for emergency assistance voucher recipients. For those agencies creating prevention programs, this form mig....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Rapid Exit Ledger Nov 2008 This is a service ledger for the Family Rapid Exit program in Hennepin County. This Excel spredsheet allows the program to track the service type, dollar amount expended, and....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Sample Progress Note Topper Oct 2008 This document from the Amador Tuolome Community Action Agency provides case managers a sample progress note to be included in a case file. The example provides an outline for....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Final Evaluation Plan for Community Shelter Board: Stable Families Program May 2008 This document provides an evaluation plan for the Stable Families homelessness prevention pilot program in Columbus, Ohio. The plan includes evaluation questions, data elemen....  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 Evaluating Homelessness Prevention Dec 2007 This report evaluates homelessness prevention programs and activities in England. The report's objectives are to: evaluate different prevention approaches, provide evidence o....  More
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Other Federal icon Characteristics & Dynamics of Homeless Families with Children Sep 2007 This report describes research that was conducted for HHS and may be helpful when thinking about developing assessment/triage/targeting tools.   More
HUD icon Towards Understanding Homelessness: 2007 National Symposium on Research Sep 2007 The symposium offers research findings on a broad array of topics related to homelessness. It may include information that is helpful for drafting HPRP guidance and procedure....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Where do people go when they first become homeless? A survey of homeless adults in the USA Jun 2007 This report describes the results of a study that conducted a cross-sectional community-based survey in two US cities in 1997 to identify "first-stop" access sites and reasons....  More
Other Federal icon Homelessness Prevention: A Guide to Good Practice Jun 2006 This guide summarizes what is meant by "homelessness prevention" and its implications for the ways local authorities in England deliver relevant services, and shows how homele....  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
Non-Governmental Organization icon Partners in Prevention: Community-Wide Homelessness Prevention in MA and the US Mar 2005 This report explores examples of community-wide homelessness prevention efforts in Cape Cod, MA, Columbus/Franklin County, OH, MN, NYC, DC, and Worcester, MA. The report may....  More
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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
Peer-to-Peer icon Declaration of Income Statement Dec 2004 Most programs include an income verification form in case files. This document provides an example of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs' form for document....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Formulas for Success: Housing Plus Services in Rural Areas Jun 2004 This report is intended to provide a resource to rural community organizations involved with or considering housing plus service developments, including information and techni....  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
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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
Peer-to-Peer icon Housing Resources Checklist Mar 2003 This is a checklist from the Amador Tuolome Community Action Association for the overview of documents needed for intake. There is a checklist for the completion of the applic....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Holes in the Safety Net: Mainstream Systems and Homelessness Feb 2003 This report presents research and insights about how mainstream systems--publicly funded systems that serve low-income people--can be improved to better serve those eligible f....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon ESGP Homelessness Prevention Assistance Application Aug 2002 This application from the Homeless Prevention Program at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs provides an assessment of family/client needs, determines progra....  More
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
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Using TANF Funds for Housing-Related Benefits to Prevent Homelessness Apr 2001 Under the final regulations for the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant program (TANF), states and counties may use federal TANF funds for homeless prevention m....  More
HUD icon Homeless Prevention in the ESG Program Mar 2001 This brochure is intended for administrators, case managers and program directors dealing with Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) projects and seeking specific homeless prevention....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Application for Prevention Funds This is an application/referral form used by the Community Housing Network, Inc. for a homeless initiative grant. This homeless initiative grant is limited to a one time use b....  More
Other Federal icon Benefits.gov: Your Benefits Connection Benefits.gov (formerly Govbenefits.gov) is a website developed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in partnership with other Federal agencies that provides informatio....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Chicago Emergency Fund: Financial Assistance Criteria This sample tool from Chicago describes how their emergency assistance fund is managed and outlines both eligible and ineligible expenditures. Communities operating emergency....  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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Peer-to-Peer icon Description of Jobs 2 Housing Assessment Process This document offers a description of the assessment process for determining client eligibility for a program called Jobs2Housing, a program of the Community Shelter Board in....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Emergency Fund Partnership Criteria When developing a new partnership, it is important that all the program and the potential partners are clear, honest, and realistic about allotment expectations, service capab....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Examples of Collaboration Between Schools and Housing Assistance Agencies This resource provides examples of several communities where schools are working with housing assistance agencies to prevent homelessness and/or re-house and stabilize familie....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Home Safe Packet This client screening packet used by the Amador-Tuolome Community Action Association, includes a monthly budget plan, housing verification form, household composition, and con....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Home Visit Checklist When case managers perform a home visit, this form from the Amador Tuolome Community Action Association provides a script of questions to ask and information to gather. This....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Homeless Prevention Pilot Assessment Form Pickaway County, Ohio, uses this Excel spreadsheet as a client asessment/intake form for a homelessness prevention pilot program. The form collects information on the client'....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Housing Resource Office Information/Service Request This template from the Amador Tuolome Community Action Association provides an initial assessment for services when a call is received by the agency. It may be useful for age....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Jobs 2 Housing Assessment Process This is a Jobs 2 Housing Assessment Process, developed by the Community Shelter Board. The document includes a flowchart to follow to determine eligibility for the program. It....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Madison County Community Development Resource Listings The Madison County Community Development Resource Listings guide provides a wide range of services and contact information from housing/rental assistance and health care servi....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Minneapolis Public Schools Homeless Youth Identification Form and Procedures This tool is used by the Minneapolis Public School system to help identify homeless youth/families within their school system.   More
Peer-to-Peer icon Minneapolis Public Schools Homeless Youth Self-Identification Form and Instructions This tool is used by the Minneapolis Public School system to improve outreach to and identification of homeless youth/families within their school system.   More
Peer-to-Peer icon Minneapolis Public Schools Release of Information Form - Family This release of information form is used by the Minneapolis Public School system to obtain permission from homeless and at-risk families to share their information with other....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Minneapolis Public Schools Release of Information Form - Youth This release of information form is used by the Minneapolis Public School system to obtain permission from homeless youth to share their information with other service provide....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Pasadena Homeless Prevention Program Intake Form This client intake/assessment form from the City of Pasadena Homeless Prevention Program includes a comprehensive needs assessment including income, housing status & cost, tra....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Planning for Homeless Prevention The Partnership Center developed this presentation to assist communities in thinking through the design of local homeless prevention programs. The Partnership Center, Ltd. is....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Preventative Funds Referral and Application Acknowledgement The Preventative Funds Referral and Application Acknowledgement form letter from the Community Housing Network, Inc. provides an acknowledgement of receipt of an application s....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Referral Form/Application This short document provides referring agencies with an overview of the program, including minimum eligibility requirements and qualities that make a candidate good for the pr....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Rental Assistance Project (RAP) Brochure This is a brochure for the Rental Assistance Project from Connecting Point. The brochure includes the program's mission, hours of service, eligibility for the program, and wha....  More
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Peer-to-Peer icon Rental Assistance Project Policy This document from the Rental Assistance Project Program with Connecting Point provides a list of policies clients must adhere to in order to receive assistance from the agenc....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon ROSIE Intake Form At intake, it is important to make sure that all the information necessary for triage/assessment is gathered. This checklist from the Madison County CoC in Illinois provides....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal Client Contract This document from the San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Program is a contract between the client and agency, which outlines the clients responsibilities a....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal Completion of Intake Notice The San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Program developed this letter to advise clients/families that they have completed the initial intake process, request....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal Intake Form This intake/assessment form from the San Francisco Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Program provides a comprehensive overview of a families information, housing history....  More
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