Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring everyone in Connecticut has a safe, stable home that is affordable to them in an equitable community of their choice, announced today the award recipients for their annual Reaching Home Awards . The Reaching Home Awards celebrates the collaborative successes of Connecticut’s housing advocates, leaders, and organizations, and the enormous progress made in preventing and ending homelessness across the state.
Last month on Wednesday, January 26th the Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC) hosted its 2022 Reaching Home Campaign Collective Impact Summit via zoom. This annual meeting served as opportunity to learn about the important work of PSC’s HOMEConnecticut Campaign, a broad-based campaign working to address Connecticut's affordable housing shortage.
To support agencies in helping clients increase their income and their access to recovery services, the Economic Security Task Group and the Behavioral Health Services Task Group of the Reaching Home Sustainability Workgroup is asking all homeless and housing programs to complete the following survey.
In September of 2020, a longitudinal study was published looking at the housing and mental health outcomes of tenants appearing in eviction court. After recruiting 121 (one hundred and twenty-one) tenants from an eviction court in New Haven, CT, researchers took baseline assessment data from tenants and studied participants over the course of a 9 (nine) month period following their encounter with the courts to assess their housing and mental health outcomes over time.
Results show that at baseline:
The Connecticut Balance of State Continuum of Care (CT BOS) is seeking applications for new projects for inclusion in the CoC’s 2021 application for HUD CoC funds. Each year CT BOS competes with other Continuums across the country to secure federal funds to end homelessness through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) program.
Partnership for Strong Communities, on behalf of the Reaching Home Campaign Resources Workgroup has released a request for proposals for a fiscal asset map of Connecticut’s Homeless Housing and Supportive Service System. The Reaching Home Resources workgroup requests proposals from qualified consultants to: