The Housing and Homeless Coalition of Syracuse and Onondaga County will now be called The Housing and Homeless Coalition of Central New York (HHCCNY) to better accommodate our mergers with Oswego and Cayuga Counties.
Learn about the science of addiction and its relationship with trauma in our new webinar at 3-4:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 26. Presented by Coldspring Center Chief Innovation Officer Matt Bennett, this webinar will provide you with an understanding of the addiction cycle and the importance of integrating medical care with mental health and substance abuse services. Register now.
Ending Veterans homelessness does not mean that there are currently no homeless Veterans or that no Veteran will become homeless in the future but our community has systems and partnerships in place to identify and immediately shelter any Veteran who accepts assistance and can place them in permanent housing within 90 days of their acceptance.
Once a community has provided positive proof to the US Interagency Council on Homelessness through a complicated data analysis process that they can house more Veterans each month than are becoming homeless, then they have reached the goal of “ending” Veterans homelessness or achieved Functional Zero, which may be a more appropriate term.
A big thank you to the McKinney Vento liaisons from The Syracuse City School District, Cicero North Syracuse and Liverpool school districts for presenting at today's HHC meeting on youth who are experiencing homelessness. Very informative and we look forward to more partnership opportunities! ... See MoreSee Less