During the course of a year, nearly 1.5 million Americans will experience homelessness for at least one night. Periods of homelessness often have serious and lasting effects on personal development, health, and well-being. Our challenge is to expand proven approaches that have worked in communities across the country, develop new service innovations and technologies, and adopt policies that promote affordable housing and basic income security.
Community members, policymakers, practitioners, and researchers must join hands in a concerted effort to tackle
The Grand Challenge to End Homelessness.
Together we can
The NCEHS partners with social work programs, providers, and policymakers to strengthen services that transform the lives of all homeless children and adults.
Launched in April 2016, this initiative leverages longstanding work by faculty, students, and staff across the university in partnership with community efforts to address homelessness in Los Angeles.
The AASWSW is an honorific society of distinguished scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in the field of social work and social welfare through high-impact work that advances social good.