Volunteer Appreciation Week
Thank you to our amazing volunteers! We could not do this work without you. Even through this difficult year, our volunteers never hesitated to adapt and help serve those experiencing homelessness. Thank you!
You are Invited - HMIS Semi Annual All User Meeting

Wednesday, April 28 | 2:00 pm
Meeting ID: 864 7757 9327 | Passcode: 600083

In this meeting, we will cover DQ errors, entering a new client, adding a family member, and more. 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS


Emergency Rental Assistance Alabama is now taking applications. Landlord and tenants can apply at www.eraalabama.com. Call Center staff are available at 833-620-2434 to answer questions and help with applications if necessary.
As tax season approaches, connect with 2-1-1 to find access to professional, and possibly free tax preparation assistance.

2-1-1 is here for you from hello to help.
Connect with 2-1-1 today:

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Text your zip code to 898-211
  • Visit our website

Monday, April 26 | 4:00 pm
Columbus Health Department
5601 Veterans Parkway

Parents of 16 and 17 year olds are invited to have your teen vaccinated. Parent or guardian must be present with child at the time of vaccine.

PROVIDERS


Secretary Marcia Fudge of HUD formally announced that the Department has ended Trump-era efforts to deny critical nondiscrimination protections in homeless shelters for transgender people. Read more


A new tool from the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute allows users to compare 2019 and 2020 homeless counts and percentage differences on both the state and CoC levels, and among subpopulations. Read more

This survey is to assess and identify potential needs in the areas of substance abuse disorder and opioid misuse in Georgia. Your feedback is extremely helpful as we update the strategic plan for programs related to these issues. Read more


PROVIDER WEBINARS


Wednesday, May 5 | 12:00 pm

Featuring Systems for Action investigators that research housing and homelessness through a unique, multi-sector lens focused on health equity. Panelists will discuss their findings on strategies to address fragmentation between medical, social, and public health services that can better address homelessness and housing instability. Read more

May / June 2021

Presenters will provide a step-by-step explanation of how practitioners can create healthy housing while complying and documenting compliance with the LSHR. Read more

PROVIDER RESOURCES


HUD issued a memorandum providing basic instructions on returning Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds due to noncompliance with applicable regulations. Read more

Featuring
  • New Tool Compares Most Recent Federal Homelessness Data with 2019
  • ESG-CV Waiver Expands Use of Funds
  • Accessing Economic Impact Payments

HOME FOR GOOD | CONTINUUM OF CARE

Monthly Housing Navigation and COVID Response Meeting

Occurs every first Tuesday | 3:00 pm
We are regularly adding documents and news to the Home for Good website as a resource for the community.

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