Alliance Resource Series: Using COVID-19 Federal Funding to End Homelessness

  • June 30, 2021
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Videos

However, new and unfamiliar resource streams can pose numerous challenges for implementation. In this resource series, Alliance staff and partners outline the key funding streams available and provide guidance on strategically leveraging them for the greatest impact on ending homelessness.

Critical Time Intervention for Rapid Re-Housing

  • April 6, 2021
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

Critical Time Intervention for Rapid Re-Housing (CTI-RRH) is a time-limited evidence-based practice that mobilizes support for vulnerable individuals during periods of transition. The CTI-RRH model facilitates housing stability, community integration, and continuity of care, and has been successful in supporting the return […]

Caring for Homeless Services Staff During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • January 5, 2021
  • |Publications, Videos, Toolkits and Training Materials

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for homeless service providers, and these challenges only continue. But even during these difficult times, there is a lot that leadership can do to stave off employee burnout—and it doesn’t take a big budget to […]

Addressing Racial Equity in the Field is a Must: The Racial Equity Learning Series Can Help You Get There

  • December 15, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Publications

Over the past several years, there have been countless events that have publicly exposed how racial disparities span across every segment of life. Some of the most prominent examples included Hurricane Katrina, and the ongoing scourge of police killings, but […]

Racial Equity Resources

  • October 27, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Data and Graphics

The following tools and resources can aid your system in learning more about racial disparities in homelessness, and the structural factors that contribute to them: criminalization, poverty, redlining, mental and physical health, incarceration, and more. The resources on this page […]

Effective Diversion: A Key Strategy for Ending Homelessness (webinar)

  • October 19, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Videos

Effective diversion has never been more important than during the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar provides an overview of diversion, the best diversion practices, and how communities are implementing diversion to ensure that new federal COVID-19 homelessness resources are most effectively and […]

Racial Equity and Emergency Shelter: Access and Outcomes

  • October 14, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

Emergency shelter is a critical component of the homeless services system. Shelters allow people experiencing homelessness to access immediate needs like sleep, food, medical care, and safety. Effective emergency shelters are also oriented towards attaining permanent housing. However, people of […]

Supporting Academic Success and Safety for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • August 13, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

As students return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic, providers and systems leaders have a responsibility to ensure that children are connected to school resources and appropriately set up to participate and succeed in academic endeavors. The Alliance has reached […]


  • August 10, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

Diversion is an intervention designed to immediately address the needs of someone who has just lost their housing and become homeless.

Tools and Resources to Support the Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response

  • June 30, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Publications

The Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response provides guidance for how homelessness systems can leverage the CARES Act and approval of other funding sources (such as FEMA Public Assistance) to simultaneously conduct emergency protective measures while planning for recovery-oriented uses […]