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Toolkit Expanding Peer Support Roles in Homeless Services Delivery: A Toolkit for Service Providers

Peer support is a fast-growing occupation in the behavioral health sector and homeless serviceĀ organizations can also benefit from its value. This toolkit guides organizations looking to strengthen peers' integration into their workforce.Ā 

Topic
Supportive Services: Peer Services / Supports
Integrated Care
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Coordinating Systems of Care to Provide a Comprehensive Behavioral Health Crisis Response to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

This brief suggests strategies to enhance crisis care through multilevel coordination and describes practical approaches that systems of care can deploy to strengthen collaboration.

Topic
Mental Health: Serious Mental Illness
Mental Health: Mental health treatment
Trauma
Co-occurring Disorders
Integrated Care
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Disaster Planning and Response: A Guide to Preparation for Homelessness Response Programs

This guide outlines questions that homelessness response programs should answer as they plan for and respond to natural disasters. The guide places a focus on the needs of people experiencing homelessness with serious mental illness (SMI), substance use disorder (SUD), or co-occurring disorders (CODs).

Focus
People with Disabilities
Topic
Disaster Preparation, Response, and Recovery
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Whole-Person Care for People Experiencing Homelessness and Opioid Use Disorder: Toolkit Part 2

This guide focuses on understanding the neurobiology of opioid use disorder (OUD) and the treatment and recovery pathways for OUD. The guide covers best practices for referrals and warm handoffs, as well as assistance in meeting basic needs such as income, food, and mainstream benefits.

Topic
Mental Health: Serious Mental Illness
Co-occurring Disorders
Substance Use: Substance use prevention
Substance Use: Substance use treatment
Treatment Models : Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Treatment Models : Harm reduction
Supportive Services: Employment
Supportive Services: Mainstream benefits
Supportive Services: Disability benefits
Supportive Services: Peer Services / Supports
Language
English
Spanish
Toolkit Guide to Methamphetamine Use, Treatment, and Housing Considerations for People Experiencing Homelessness

This guide explores how service providers can better support people who use methamphetamine in the process of transitioning into and maintaining housing.

Topic
Co-occurring Disorders
Substance Use: Substance use prevention
Substance Use: Substance use treatment
Housing Models: Housing First
Housing Models: Permanent Supportive Housing
Housing Models: Recovery Housing
Housing Navigation: Landlord engagement
Supportive Services: Peer Services / Supports
Integrated Care
Language
English
Spanish