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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 "Program Design"

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Building Knowledge, Effectiveness, and Capacity: Advancing Data on Homelessness in Eleven Communities Jun 2010 This document exemplifies case studies of eleven communities that have creatively utilized data from the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for enhanced system effe....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Housing Collaborative - Policies and Procedures Document Jan 2009 This manual serves as the policies and procedures document for the Family Housing Collaborative, a rapid rehousing program in Columbus, Ohio. It may serve as a useful example....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Housing Collaborative Evaluation Plan Dec 2008 This document outlines an evaluation plan for the Family Housing Collaborative Rapid Rehousing Program in Columbus, Ohio, and may serve as a model for communities implementing....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Homeless Older Adults Strategic Plan Mar 2008 With home foreclosures on the rise and fewer public service dollars available, homeless older adults (62+) are among the fastest growing and most vulnerable homeless populatio....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Rearranging the Deck Chairs or Reallocating the Lifeboats?: Homelessness Assistance and Its Alternatives Jan 2008 Problem: At present, homelessness in the United States is primarily addressed by providing emergency and transitional shelter facilities. These programs do not directly addres....  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
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Characteristics of Transitional Housing for Homeless Families Sep 2006 This report was written in preparation for a larger study sponsored by HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research, to examine the effects of transitional housing on homel....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Home Works: Solving Family Homelessness through Permanent Supportive Housing Dec 2005 Home Works draws upon the pragmatic lessons learned from many family supportive housing projects in operation in and around San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis. Designed p....  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
Other Federal icon Guide for Developing Housing for Ex-Offenders May 2004 This resource is targeted to non-profits, CoCs, and other interested parties who want to develop a housing program for ex-offenders. It presents a step-by-step approach for d....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Housing Youth: Key Issues in Supportive Housing Sep 2003 This report is primarily an exploration of issues specific to permanent housing with an emphasis on the nuts and bolts of designing and operating supportive housing targeted t....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon NAEH's Ten Essentials Toolkit Aug 2003 This checklist is intended for service providers and Continuum of Care (CoC) administrators seeking guidance on community-based solutions for ending homelessness. It includes....  More
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Developing the "Support" in Supportive Housing Jun 2003 This manual is intended for supportive-housing providers seeking information on developing and maintaining support services for supportive-housing projects. It includes a hist....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Supportive Housing for Youth Jan 2003 This document includes an assessment of the need for housing youth and overviews of current funding and legislative issues, existing models (especially transitional housing),....  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Services and Case Management: Developing the Program (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training administrative and supervisory level staff to to design a services program in a supportive-housing project. Pa....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Pathways to Housing Dec 2002 "Pathways to Housing," a homeless service provider, was featured in PBS's Newshour on Dec 30 2002. This link provides a transcript of the segment as well as a video stream.  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
HUD icon Safe Harbors Design Project Feb 2001 This guide is intended for researchers and program directors seeking information on the Safe Harbors data collection system in Seattle and King County, Washington. It provides....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Family Matters: A Guide to Developing Family Supportive Housing Jan 2001 This manual is intended for service providers and housing developers seeking guidance on developing permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless families. It includes....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Linking Rural Housing and Social Services: Case Studies Mar 1999 Case studies on: 1) organizations that started as health or social service providers and incorporated housing later, and 2) organizations that started as housing providers and....  More
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