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This library contains documents that may be useful to counties and/or Tribal entities as they design and implement behavioral health bridge housing. The search function allows you to search by keyword and resource type. Although BHBH staff has reviewed all resources for relevance to behavioral health bridge housing and to categorize them by topic, please note that external links and resources may not fully reflect the views of DHCS or AHP.
Resource aimed at reporting the best practices around engagement and safety with outreach workers in San Diego.
Research Shows Rental Assistance Reduces Hardship and Provides Platform to Expand Opportunity for Low-Income Families
Fact sheet on federal rental assistance and its impact on homelessness, poverty, child development, and adult well-being.
“The performance benchmarks and program standards [can be used to] increase the effective implementation of rapid re-housing,” including in writing requests for proposals (RFPs), setting “performance and outcome goals for programs, [evaluating] applications for new rapid re-housing programs . . . and [reviewing] current program performance.”
Characteristics of the Rural Behavioral Health Workforce: A Survey of Medicaid/ Medicare Reimbursed Providers
Research report based on surveys of rural behavioral health providers. Includes policy recommendations for expanding the practice of physician assistants and nurse practitioners and increasing telehealth resources.
“This issue brief describes the impact of sweeps on encampment residents and local communities, and provides recommendations for more constructively responding to unsheltered homelessness.”
Reimagining Interim Housing Supplement: Tools for Strengthening Current Interim Housing Programs and Services
A compilation of documents, guidance, and tools that people and organizations can use in support of strengthening critical elements of interim housing programs.