Resources & Links
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to mobilize the nonprofit, public and private sectors of society in an alliance to end homelessness. The Alliance represents a united effort to address the root causes of homelessness and challenge society's acceptance of homelessness as an inevitable by-product of American life.
National Coalition for the Homeless
The National Coalition for the Homeless, founded in 1984, is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission.
Interagency Council on Homelessness
Congress established the Interagency Council on Homelessness in 1987 with the passage of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. The Departments of Housing annd Urban Development, Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor are among the departments represented on the Council. The Council is responsible for providing Federal leadership for activities to assist homeless families and individuals.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD is the federal agency charged with providing homeless assistance grants.