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Resources by Product Type: Training and Technical Assistance

Training and Technical Assistance resources including written manuals, toolkits, online training modules, and other products, that have been specifically designed to assist organizations in the fight against homelessness

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Topics for Training and Technical Assistance

Accessing Mainstream Housing Definition
Accessing Mainstream Services and Supports Definition
Continuums of Care (CoC) Definition
Homeless Facts and Figures Definition
Homelessness Prevention Definition
Housing Operations Definition
Housing Project Development Definition
HUD Grant Administration Definition
Organizational Capacity Building Definition
Performance Measurement Definition
Program Design Definition
Serving Chronically Homeless Persons Definition
Serving Homeless Families Definition
Serving Persons with HIV/AIDS Definition
General/Other


Accessing Mainstream Housing -- for Training and Technical Assistance
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Non-Governmental Organization icon Re-entry Housing Options Comparison May 2009 This tool may be useful for case managers helping ex-offenders return to the community as well as for local officials and program directors in helping shape housing programs f....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Housing Habitability Standards Inspection Checklist Oct 2009 The standards for housing unit inspections under HPRP are the housing habitability standards described in Appendix C of the HPRP Notice. HPRP program staff can conduct the in....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Unit Inspection Requirements Oct 2009 The standards for housing unit inspections under the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) are the housing habitability standards, described in Appendix....  More
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Accessing Mainstream Services and Supports -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Other Federal icon FirstStep FirstStep is an interactive tool for case managers, outreach workers, and others working with people who are homeless. FirstStep provides information on assisting clients to a....  More
HUD icon HUDNSPHelp.info The NSP Resource Exchange is a one-stop shop for the information and resources needed by NSP grantees, subrecipients and developers to purchase, rehabilitate, and resell forec....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Medicaid Resources This collection of documents is intended for both supportive housing providers and policymakers seeking information on supportive-housing funding. It includes information on M....  More
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Continuums of Care (CoC) -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon HMIS Cash Match Calculator Dec 2010 This tool is designed to help all Applicants who are requesting funds under the homeless assistance competition for HMIS to determine the correct cash match amount. The match....  More
HUD icon Operations Cash Match Calculator Dec 2010 This tool is designed to help all Applicants who are requesting funds under the homeless assistance competition for project operations to determine the correct cash match amou....  More
HUD icon Supportive Services Cash Match Calculator Dec 2010 This tool is designed to help all Applicants who are requesting funds under the homeless assistance competition for supportive services to determine the correct cash match amo....  More
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Homeless Facts and Figures -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon AHAR Webinar for Experienced Communities Presentation Slides Oct 2010 This presentation is intended for experienced grantees seeking information on changes in the 2010 AHAR reporting categories, as well as information on the AHAR Data submission....  More
HUD icon Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) 101 Presentation Slides Oct 2010 This presentation is intended for grantees seeking general information and guidance on how to complete the AHAR. It provides information about HMIS/AHAR reporting requirements....  More
HUD icon Introductory Guide to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Oct 2010 This guide covers the criteria and reporting requirements for participating in the AHAR, the process for entering and submitting the AHAR data via HUD�s Homelessness Data Exch....  More
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Homelessness Prevention -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Income Eligibility Calculation Worksheet Apr 2010 To be eligible for HPRP, households must be at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (and meet other HPRP eligibility requirements, as outlined in the Notice). Grantees may u....  More
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
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Housing Operations -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Other Federal icon FirstStep FirstStep is an interactive tool for case managers, outreach workers, and others working with people who are homeless. FirstStep provides information on assisting clients to a....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Between the Lines: A Question and Answer Guide on Legal Issues in Supportive Housing This guide is intended primarily for supportive-housing providers, but may also be useful for government agency staff, supportive housing advocates, and tenants seeking inform....  More
HUD icon From Theory to Practice: Advanced Topics in Homelessness This presentation provides SHP granteeswith information that allows them to effectively address advanced issues of homeless programs as well as new strategies and techniques....  More
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Housing Project Development -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Between the Lines: A Question and Answer Guide on Legal Issues in Supportive Housing This guide is intended primarily for supportive-housing providers, but may also be useful for government agency staff, supportive housing advocates, and tenants seeking inform....  More
HUD icon NIMBY Risk Assessment and Decision Tree Tool Mar 2010 This tool is intended for case managers, outreach workers, CoC administrators, and program directors seeking information on building community support and overcoming NIMBYism....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Guidebook on Developing Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans Aug 2006 This guidebook is geared towards community-based homeless service providers new to housing, and will introduce and explore the various supportive housing development options a....  More
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HUD Grant Administration -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon HMIS.info HMIS.Info has been developed by HUD's National HMIS Technical Assistance Initiative as a central location for communities to obtain current information, publications, and HUD....  More
HUD icon HUDNSPHelp.info The NSP Resource Exchange is a one-stop shop for the information and resources needed by NSP grantees, subrecipients and developers to purchase, rehabilitate, and resell forec....  More
HUD icon From Theory to Practice: Advanced Topics in Homelessness This presentation provides SHP granteeswith information that allows them to effectively address advanced issues of homeless programs as well as new strategies and techniques....  More
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Organizational Capacity Building -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Non-Governmental Organization icon Fundraising Fundamentals This guide is intended for nonprofit program directors seeking guidance about the fundraising process. It includes information on preparation, identifying prospects, cultivati....  More
HUD icon Building Effective Coalitions Jun 2009 The guidebook is designed to help CoCs that have formed coalitions with homeless service providers, but still have not successfully involved organizations beyond the homeless....  More
HUD icon HOPWA Best Practices Training Series Jan 2009 The HOPWA best practices training series is an online forum covering a range of issues - from grant management, reporting and administration to supportive services and case m....  More
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Performance Measurement -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon HMIS.info HMIS.Info has been developed by HUD's National HMIS Technical Assistance Initiative as a central location for communities to obtain current information, publications, and HUD....  More
HUD icon Using IDIS for HPRP Apr 2010 HUD has posted an updated version of "Using IDIS for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program." The updated instructions describe how the enhancements of the 1....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon 2009 HPRP Regional Training: HMIS Requirements and Data and Technical Requirements Aug 2009 These slides were presented at a session of the 2009 HPRP Regional Trainings for HPRP grantees and subgrantees. These slides provide a brief history of Homelessness Management....  More
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Program Design -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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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
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
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
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Serving Chronically Homeless Persons -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon From Theory to Practice: Advanced Topics in Homelessness This presentation provides SHP granteeswith information that allows them to effectively address advanced issues of homeless programs as well as new strategies and techniques....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Toolkit for Ending Long-Term Homelessness The sample documents included here are directly from the programs and projects profiled. While these are samples documents, not necessarily CSH-endorsed models, there are many....  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
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Serving Homeless Families -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Rapid Re-Housing Community Shelter Board-Family Housing Collaborative (FHC), Columbus, Ohio Aug 2009 This case study explores the unique aspects of the FHC, which rapidly re-houses families and provides them with intensive case management services as soon as possible, typical....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Rapid Re-Housing Rapid Exit Program, Hennepin County, MN Aug 2009 This case study explores Rapid-Exit, programs that offer rapid re-housing and supportive services to families who reside in homeless shelters of Hennepin County, MN. In genera....  More
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
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Serving Persons with HIV/AIDS -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon HOPWA Grantee Oversight Resource Guide (Updated August 2010) Aug 2010 The HOPWA Grantee Oversight Guide provides HOPWA formula and competitive grantees with detailed guidance in fulfilling HOPWA grants management responsibilities regarding the o....  More
HUD icon HOPWA APR Completion Tool Dec 2009 The HOPWA APR Completion Tool has been created to help HOPWA grantees and sponsors complete the 2008 version of the Annual Progress Report (APR). The tool is an Excel spreadsh....  More
HUD icon HOPWA APR Completion Tool Instructions Dec 2009 These instructions accompany the HOPWA APR Completion Tool. It provides information on opening the ma....  More
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General/Other -- for Training and Technical Assistance
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HUD icon e-snaps APR Help: Instructions for Adding/Deleting Users Oct 2010 This document is intended for CoC grantees required to complete an APR in e-snaps who would like to add a user (or users) to their e-snaps applicant profile so that additional.... More

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