Celebrating Alison Kear!
Join us in celebrating Alison Kear, Executive Director of Covenant House Alaska, for 25 years of innovative service for young people experiencing homelessness.
In her tenure, she has led a team of dedicated professionals toward the expansion of services and breaking ground on nationally-recognized programs in the quest to end the experience of youth homelessness in Alaska.
Thank you and congratulations, Alison!
Coordinated Entry & Shelter
Case Conferencing and Coordinated Entry (CE) Training
Case conferencing meets bi-weekly via Zoom. If you have any questions, or are interested in coordinated entry access point training for you or your team, please contact Mac Lyons at: email@example.com
Point-in-Time (PIT) Count
The 2022 PIT Count will happen next week on the 25th-28th of January. Because of COVID-19, volunteers will not be assisting in this year’s count.
Answering Questions on Homelessness
“Why do some people camp instead of staying at shelters?” is answered by Dakota Orm, ACEH Healthcare & Homelessness Project Manager.
This is video 5 in our series “Answering questions on homelessness, with the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH)“.
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Local Housing & Homelessness Highlights
Inspiring stories from the Anchorage community, news and information about housing and homelessness, and tangible ways you can get involved and help people in need.
Donation Wish-List for Sullivan Guests
Fashion Pact “Stock the Shop”
Thank you to all those who donated supplies for the PIT Count!
Reach out if you would like us to share your organization’s wish list!
Anchorage Houseless Resources Advocacy Council (HRAC)
Ptery’s Theater of the Oppressed
“I’m currently starting my first grant. It is through Out North, a theater production.
It will be in First Two Weekends of April.
I’m looking for folks who want to be actors, and develop a skit.
I’m starting with folks with lived experience who want to develop a play and play in it
Or be involved with stage art, or what not.
I’m holding my first workshop online today, Jan 18th, on Zoom from 3-4:30.
As well as this next Saturday Jan 22nd 2-3:30.” – Ptery Lieght
Contact Ptery Lieght if interested: 907-250-1078
National Housing & Homelessness Highlights
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
2022 CARES Act Virtual Conference
Register for the 2022 CARES Act Virtual Conference taking place January 24–28, 2022. This conference is intended for all grantees that have applied for and received their allocation of HUD CARES Act funding in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The first two days of the conference include sessions for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV), Emergency Solutions Grants Coronavirus (ESG-CV), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With HIV/AIDS Coronavirus (HOPWA-CV) programs and the last three days feature two concurrent Basically CDBG courses.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
2022 National Conference on Ending Unsheltered Homelessness: Strategies and Policies That Work
The 2022 National Conference on Ending Unsheltered Homelessness: Strategies and Policies That Work is now a virtual conference. The conference will take place February 16—18 from 12:00—5:00 pm ET.
Registration is now open, and will close on February 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm ET.
National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
Congressional Appropriators Announce Progress Toward FY22 Spending Deal – Take Action to Advance the HoUSed Campaign’s Affordable Housing Agenda
Congressional appropriators in the House and Senate announced progress towards reaching a deal on a federal spending package for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The announcement came after a January 13 meeting between Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL) and House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Ranking Member Kay Granger (R-TX).
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The Homelessness Prevention & Response System
The Homelessness Prevention & Response System serves those at risk of or experiencing homelessness to safely house people.
Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness Monthly Data Report
Since September 2022, the HPRS has seen a 28% increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness. Why?
Homelessness is the result of not enough housing
MEASURING NEEDS ACROSS THE SYSTEM The Gap Analysis quantifies the scale of estimated need for improvement (gaps) in the HPRS.