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Resources by Audience: Continuum of Care (CoC) Administrator

While CoC administrators often focus on development of the annual CoC application and systems-level planning and coordination, they need to know a little bit about aspects of homeless assistance effectively manage CoC activities. Areas of interest include such diverse topics as homeless prevention, housing development and operations, accessing mainstream housing and services, grant administration, and more.

Continuum of Care (CoC) Administrator Resources for Topic "Serving Homeless Families"

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Other Federal icon A McKinney-Vento Toolbox: Constructing a Robust and Rigorous Homeless Education Program, In Case of Disaster and Every Day Mar 2007 The toolbox is designed to help school districts implement the McKinney-Vento Act fully, so they can address the needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness on a dai....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon The Role of Housing and Services in Ending Family Homelessness Dec 2006 This article reviews what is known about the role of housing and services in reducing family homelessness. People in families comprise 33 percent of the homeless population, b....  More
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 Promising Strategies to End Family Homelessness Jun 2006 Family homelessness is more widespread than many think, but it is not an unsolvable problem. Across the country, hundreds of communities are planning to end homelessness, and....  More
Other Federal icon Stepping Stones to Recovery: A Case Manager's Manual for Assisting Adults who are Homeless with Social Security Disability Benefits (Student Guide) Jan 2005 This manual was developed by SAMHSA to help case managers and others assist adults who are homeless, especially those who have serious mental illnesses, apply for Social Secur....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Using TANF to Finance Essential Services in a Supportive Housing Program for Homeless Families and Young Adults Nov 2001 This report provides legal and policy analysis to support a model approach to using federal and state welfare funds to finance essential services for homeless families, famili....  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
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 Multiple Families: Multiplying Problems / A First Look At Fathers of Homeless Children May 2000 A brief report which presents characteristics of fathers of homeless children.  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon For Whom the Bell Tolls: The Institutionalization of Homeless Families in America Mar 1997 This report addresses America's institutions of support and its impact on the nature of poverty across the country.  More
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