The Medicaid Work Group of the Interagency Council on Homelessness supports the Strategic Planning Committee by spearheading the effort to establish housing case management, outreach, and other homeless assistance services as health care services and leverage Medicaid to pay them. Additionally, this work group is tasked with identifying and addressing gaps in the delivery of medical services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
How do we address the issue?
The ICH strategic plan, Homeward DC, plans to end long-term homelessness in D.C.
May 8 2018
Mayor Bowser Releases Results of the District’s Point-in-Time Count, a Survey of Number of Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Homelessness in the District decreased by 7.6 percent from 2017.
Nov 20 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches Campaign to Move 400 Families and Individuals into Permanent Housing During the Holiday Season
The citywide campaign aims to place 400 of the District’s most vulnerable households into...
Nov 19 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches “Home for the Holidays” Effort to Place 400 District Homeless Residents in Permanent Housing
This targeted campaign will run through January 15, 2018.
May 19 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches Solid Foundations DC: The District’s Comprehensive Plan to End Youth Homelessness
The Mayor's goal is to end youth homelessness by 2022.
May 10 2017
The Point-in-Time count reflects the number of persons and families experiencing homelessness.