Center for Housing and Health manages citywide Outreach Coordination for the Coordinated Entry System (CES) to maximize the number of individuals and families assessed for housing. This includes leading System Integration Team Meetings and supporting coordination between housing and outreach providers to efficiently house CES applicants.
Chicago and Cook County Housing for Health Strategic Plan, 2017-2019 (updated Dec 2017)
The Chicago and Cook County 2017-2019 Housing for Health (H2) Strategic Plan clearly identifies its vision and mission with a very specific target population. The Plan calls for long-term stable housing with integrated and quality health care services for all homeless populations who are living with health challenges. Its strategic priorities are geared for those who experience homelessness, or have experienced it and are now housed.
This research is a 5-year study of the comparative effectiveness of different PSH models for particular housing residents. The goal of the study is to develop a typology of supportive housing programs using qualitative interviews with PSH residents and program staff. The study is initiated By Dr. Julia Dickson-Gomez, Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), Medical College of Wisconsin and is funded by NIDA. Center for Housing and Health is a supporting organization for this project in Chicago.