CCUSA calls on Congress to support housing first

February 5, 2020

In a letter to Congress, Catholic Charities USA President and CEO Sister Donna Markham urged members to adopt a Housing First approach to tackling housing instability in America. Housing First is an evidence-based approach to addressing housing instability by eliminating barriers to access housing. Once a family is housed, Catholic Charities agencies can then administer holistic case management services to address the full array of needs including mental health, opioid addiction, hunger, and job training. Read the full letter.

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