Recent News

16
Sep

FY21 HUD CoC Competition Kickoff

Racine City & County Continuum of Care (CoC) annual funding competition for FY21 HUD Funding officially begins.

Mandatory Informational Zoom meeting

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 2 PM - 4 PM

26
Aug

PAVING THE WAY TO COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | (2:00PM-3:00PM ET) 1:00PM-3:00PM CT 

Register: https://uncg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_llz9IQzPSFadk4QTXOsn6A
Description: In this interactive National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webinar, presenters will review important information about supports available to youth experiencing homelessness as they seek to attend college. Attendees can hope to gain a better understanding of:

  • Fee waiver options for college entrance exams and college application fees
  • The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process for students experiencing homelessness with ...
23
Aug

WI Homelessness Forum: Care for the Wounded Helper

Monday, August 28, 2021| 9:00 AM -10:30 AM CT
Link to past presentations

AGENDA Link

9:00 a.m. Welcome/Announcements – Alfred C. Johnson, DHS
9:05 a.m. COVID-19 updates
o Karen Boegler, Epidemiologist, DHS
o Elise Balzer, CDC Public Health Advisor
o Nick Tomaro, Public Health Emergency Response Planning Coordinator, City of Milwaukee Health Department
9:20 a.m. Care for the Wounded Helper: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress, Self-
Care and Creating Healthy Boundaries
o Scott Webb, Trauma-Informed Care Coordinator, DHS
10:15 a.m. Question/Answer period
10:30 a.m. Adjourn

Homelessness Forum ...

20
Aug

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium through October 03

Eviction Prevention Information

A temporary Eviction Moratorium has been announced by the CDC and will be in effect until October 3rd.  Here to Help can assist you if you have recently received an eviction notice and:


  • You have been experiencing a substantial loss of household income because of a layoff or reduced work hours, or you have extraordinary out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • You have been making your best effort to make partial rent payments as close to the full amount due as possible; and

  • Being evicted would cause you to become homeless or you would have to move in with a friend or ...

20
Aug

Racine CoC/Alliance Membership Meeting

August 20, 2021, 9:00 a.m (log-on begins at 8:45 to allow us to begin the meeting at 9:00). 

Guest presenter: Esther Roberts, Manager of Neighborhood Enhancement Division, Department of City Development

Zoom link needed - email homelesshousingalliance@gmail.com to request the link if you have not received on by the Wednesday prior to the meeting date.
Please put "Membership meeting link" in the Subject area

11
Aug

UNDERSTANDING DOUBLED UP

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1HXIkReqQi2pAGR4K3dVGA
Description: In this 45-minute NCHE webinar, presenters explore the issue of doubling-up. Doubled-up is the informal wording used to describe a concept included in the McKinney-Vento Act's definition of homeless. It refers to shared living arrangements, some of which may be considered homeless, while others may not be, depending on various factors. In this session, attendees will explore some of these factors in greater detail. Attendees also will have the opportunity to ...

26
Jul

Wisconsin Homeless Provider Forum

The purpose of the Wisconsin Homeless Provider Forum is to share and discuss local, state, and federal guidance; best practice strategies; and introduce evidence-based tools to bridge the gap between homeless service systems and human service and public health systems resulting in enhanced collaboration.

Forums will take place on the fourth Monday of each month, from 9–10:30 a.m.

The Homeless Provider Forum is a collaboration between the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, American Red Cross, Interagency Council on Homelessness, Racine City and County Continuum of Care, Madison and Dane ...

23
Jul

DETERMINING MCKINNEY-VENTO ELIGIBILITY

Monday, July 26, 2021 | 2:00PM-3:00PM ET

Register: https://uncg.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ySmHNVGdTWSDq6HgQw8CVg
Description: In this interactive NCHE webinar, presenters will review the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless children and youth, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Presenters will cover:

  • McKinney-Vento Act basics and context
  • Understanding the dynamics of family and youth homelessness
  • The McKinney-Vento definition of homeless
  • McKinney-Vento provisions on dispute resolution, including disputes related to eligibility

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact ...