HRC Annual Report 2008-2009

This Homelessness Resource Center (HRC) Annual Report highlights the work that the HRC has accomplished from 2008-2009. Activities include training, technical assistance, knowledge-driven products, and the website.

About the Homelessness Resource Center

The Homelessness Resource Center fosters the development of an interactive learning community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and government agencies at federal, state, and community levels—with the goal of bringing together state-of-the-art knowledge and promising practices to prevent and end homelessness among people with mental health and substance use disorders, and trauma histories.

The Homelessness Resource Center seeks to improve the daily lives of people affected by homelessness and who have mental health and substance use problems and trauma histories.

How We Achieve Our Mission

  • Increasing awareness, knowledge of resources, and capacity to help people experiencing homelessness
  • Integrating and transforming homeless service systems
  • Supporting the implementation of the 10-year plans to end homelessness
  • Supporting integration PATH and SSH within HRC
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration among providers, researchers, policy makers, and consumers

What Is The Homelessness Resource Center?

In all of its work, HRC strives to be a:

  • Continuous learning community
  • Center of excellence
  • Clearinghouse for state-of-the-art information and resources
  • Capacity builder

Our Work

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Publications
  • On-line learning opportunities
  • Networking

Our Work Is Guided By A Commitment To:

  • Fostering a trauma-informed recovery system
  • Integrating consumers in all aspects of our activities
  • Ensuring cultural and linguistic competence
  • Improving access to mainstream services for people experiencing homelessness
  • Supporting the PATH and SSH programs
  • Coordinating our activities with other federal efforts
Publication Date: 
Rockville, MD, USA