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The Council is a membership organization that connects you with peers, specialists, and resources to eliminate homelessness through health care and housing. Join us if you believe that no one deserves to be homeless, and that we can do something about it.

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Read the May Edition of Council News: Two Weeks to D.C.

With just 13 days left to #HCH2019, the Council is examining strategic approaches to achieve health care justice through best practices in its latest Council News. Read about the links between oral health, diabetes, and homelessness in our new fact sheet, discover how medical respite care programs can use performance measures to boost their outcomes in our … More


New Policy Brief: Medical Respite and the Triple Aim Framework

The Institute for Health Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim framework is a guide to help health care organizations simultaneously improve three facets of care: population health, the experience of care, and per capita cost. The Council’s new policy brief explores how medical respite care programs can fill gaps in community services for people experiencing homelessness that may undermine the ability of … More

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