2015 Conference Program Available!

Details regarding our Caucus on Homelessness program for the 143rd APHA Annual Meting & Expo in Chicago, IL, are now available online. We have 5 oral sessions, 3 poster sessions, a membership meeting, and a social hour. We also have a collaborative oral session with the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs section. We are hoping to have a site tour of a local Health Care for the Homeless clinic as well and will post info regarding that event as it is conformed. Hope you can join us October 31st-November 5th! View Caucus on Homelessness program.

Veteran Homelessness

We wanted to share an article written by our CoH member, Jack Tsai, PhD, who is a Clinical Psychologist with the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Read the article “What puts veterans at risk of homelessness?” here.

Your Chance to Show Support for APHA to Adopt a Policy for Medicaid Expansion!

The Caucus on Homeless submitted a policy statement this year titled “Universal Medicaid Expansion and Its Implications on Health and Housing.” The statement has been approved for member comment and is available for review. If you are an APHA member, please log into the APHA website and provide supportive comments on our statement. We are listed as D1 under Group D: “Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce.” Thank you!

2015 Call for Abstracts – Deadline Feb 9th!

The 143rd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition will take place October 31 – November 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Caucus on Homelessness invites you to submit abstracts on research, epidemiology, policy, legislation, advocacy, and service delivery  pertaining to homelessness and homeless populations by Monday, February 9, 2015. Topics of interest and instructions can be found on the Call for Abstract page. Please contact Claudia Davidson for more information.