National Resources

National Resources on Homelessness and Related Issues:

Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project
Strives to help local, state, and federal policymakers and criminal justice and mental health professionals improve the response to people with mental illnesses who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
www.consensusproject.org

Housing and Urban Development (US Department)
Provides information on homelessness, housing programs and assistance.
www.hud.gov

Inter-Agency Council on Homelessness
Provides examples of best practices.
www.ich.gov

National Alliance to End Homelessness
Works collaboratively with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build state and local capacity, leading to stronger programs and policies that help homeless individuals and families make positive changes in their lives.
www.endhomelessness.org

National Coalition for the Homeless
Works to bring about the systemic changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness and to protect the rights of people experiencing homelessness by engaging in policy advocacy.
www.nationalhomeless.org

National Institute of Mental Health
Posts studies on aspects of mental illness.
www.nimh.nih.gov

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Strives to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.
www.nlchp.org

National Mental Health Association
Provides a wide range of services for people of all ages to promote mental health.
www.nmha.org

National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness
Strives to ensure that national homelessness policy accurately reflects the needs and experiences of local communities.
www.npach.org

Policy Research Associates
Hosts a library of research on issues of homelessness.
www.prainc.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Provide information on alcohol and drug abuse, provides studies on aspects of the diseases.
www.samhsa.gov

Veterans Affair (US Department)
Provides information on veterans’ programs country wide.
www.va.gov

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