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Using Health Center Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act to Improve Care for People Experiencing Homelessness
A Discussion Forum

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Finance, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Capital Development, Sustainability, Administrative Policies, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships.

Keywords: Community Engagement, Medical Legal Partnerships (MLPs), Persons Experiencing Homelessness.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The American Rescue Plan provided unprecedented funding for community health centers. While health centers are likely to use the funding to compensate for budget shortfalls from the pandemic, an opportunity exists to think creatively to improve systems of care for people without homes. This forum gathered health center leaders to discuss ideas for strategically investing ARP funding.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit