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Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veterans

The National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans

"…to promote recovery-oriented care for Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness."

Policy Analysis Core

The Policy Analysis Core promotes the development of policy and practice and provide guidance and consultation on:

  • Existing and proposed statutes;
  • Regulations and directives; and
  • Other VA and non-VA policies as it relates to homeless services.

Model Development & Implementation Core

The Model Development & Implementation Core supports implementation of relevant research findings into clinical practice and develops and evaluates practical, empirically-suggested care options through:

  • Promoting model development;
  • Providing technical assistance;
  • Collaborating with leading experts; and
  • Offering seed projects funding.

View the Seed Grants Selected for Funding from the Fiscal Year 2010 Seed Grant Program.  This list is a summary of funded proposals from the Center's first-ever seed grant program.

Education & Dissemination Core

The Education & Dissemination Core disseminates evidence-based and emerging best practices and provides education and training for VA and community partners by:

  • Developing uniform standards of care;
  • Disseminating the knowledge gained through the efforts of the Cores; and
  • Designing and developing training methods that best serve and meet the needs of those groups utilizing the information.

Research & Methodology Core

The Research & Methodology Core develops new empirical knowledge by conducting:

  • Evaluation and assessment of practice models and program implementation;
  • Health services research including analyses of patterns of resource utilization and access to and provision of services;
  • Practice research including process and outcome studies of individual program initiatives; and
  • Population-based research including studies that provide assessments of the current scope of services and the gaps in services and resources available to Veterans.

Read a detailed description of the programs and studies contained within each of the Center's cores.

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