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0.9 2013 Emergency Shelter One-Night Count (105 KB; PDF)
Source: Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity, January 2014
1.0 2012 Vermont Emergency Shelter Grant Final Report (176 KB; PDF)
Source: Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity, September 14, 2012
(111 KB; PDF)
Source: VT Council on Homelessness, 5-Year Plan Committee, June 2012.
2009 Emergency Shelter Grant One Night Census (95 KB; PDF)
On November 19, 2009, the Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity conducted an annual survey of emergency shelters
across Vermont.
2009 Vermont 2-1-1 Homelessness Report (717 KB; PDF)
Source: Vermont 2-1-1/United ways of Vermont
2010 Point in Time Report - Chittenden County (85 KB; PDF)
On January 27, 2010, the Chittenden Homeless Alliance conducted a one-day count of homeless individuals and families.
2010 Point in Time Report - Statewide (2.15 MB; PDF)
On January 27, 2010, the Vermont Coalition to End Homeless (VCEH) and the Chittenden Homeless Alliance conducted a one-day count of homeless individuals and families statewide.
2010 Vermont Emergency Shelter Grant Program - Statewide Report (96 KB; PDF)
The Vermont Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESGP) statewide report shows annual data and ten-year trends on homeless shelter usage.
Source: Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity, September 2, 2010
2010 Vermont OEO Shelter Census Count (89 KB; PDF)
2011 Federal HEARTH Act (19 KB; PDF)
Summary info sheet from September 2010 HUD training.
Source: Melinda Bussino, VT Balance of State Continuum of Care, October 2010
2011 State of Homelessness in America (5.3 MB; PDF)
Source: The National Alliance to End Homelessness, January 11, 2011.

This report analyzes the effect the recession has had on homelessness and how it has contributed to an increased risk of homelessness for many Americans. It found that rising unemployment and housing costs have contributed to a rise in homelessness.
2011 State of Homelessness in America - Executive Report (107 KB; PDF)
Source: The National Alliance to End Homelessness, January 11, 2011.
2011 Vermont Emergency Shelter Grant Program - Statewide Report (587 KB; PDF)
The Vermont Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESGP) statewide report shows annual data and ten-year trends on homeless shelter usage.
Source: Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity,September 2011.
2011 Vermont OEO Shelter Census Count (101 KB; PDF)
Assessment of Continuum of Care Progress in Assisting Homeless People to Access Mainstream Resources (183 KB; PDF)
This report examines how Continuums of Care (CoCs) and their grantees in the three sample states of Maryland, Michigan, and Tennessee are successful in assisting people who are homeless to access four mainstream resources (Medicaid, SSA disability benefits, Food Stamps, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and explores related best practices in the field.
Source: Technical Assistance Collaborative, Boston, MA, Fall 2006.
Cost of Rural Homelessness (260 KB; PDF)
Demographics of Homelessness Series: The Rising Elderly Population (192 KB; PDF)
Source: National Alliance to End Homelessness, April 1, 2010
Economy Bytes: Working Poor People in the United States (279 KB; PDF)
Exiting Shelter: An Epidemiological Analysis of Barriers and Facilitators for Families (164 KB; PDF)
Source: University of Chicago Press, 2010. By Linda Weinreb, University of Massachusetts; Debra J. Rog, Westat and the Rockville Institute; Kathryn A. Henderson, Westat.

Study finds that the reason some families stay longer in shelter is due to available resources, not individual problems.
Family Homelessness in Vermont (467 KB; PDF)
This issue paper is a window into one part, a growing part, of the challenge of homelessness in Vermont: homeless families.
Source: Vermont Housing Finance Agency, June 2008
Federal Report on Family Homelessness (407 KB; PDF)
This is a new report on family homelessness by state nationally. For the full report please go to http://www.homelesschildrenamerica.org/
General Assistance Working Rules & cover memo (37 KB; DOC)
Source: VT Department for Children & Families, Economic Services Division, July 2009.
Homelessness in New England: Results from the Winter 2006/07 Point-in Time Counts (1.33 MB; PDF)
In Winter 2006/2007, New England Homeless Continuums of Care (CoC) engaged in a one day count of homeless people in their communities. These community counts were aggregated at the state level and for the first time compiled to create a regional picture on the extent of homelessness.
Source: New England Regional Homeless Management Information (NERHMIS) Collaborative
National Survey of Programs and Services for the Homeless: Vermont 2010 (776 KB; PDF)
Source: The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH), Fall 2010.

Two-page state brief summarizing public and private initiatives to address family homelessness.
Opinion Brief: Boomerang Homeless Families (1.24 MB; PDF)
Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness
Published: Summer 2010
Rural Homelessness (1.06 MB; PDF)
Source: United States Government Accountability Office; Report to Congressional Committees. July, 2010.
Strengthening At Risk and Homeless Young Mothers and Children Year 2 2008 - 2009 EVALUATION REPORT (297 KB; PDF)
National Center on Family Homelessness
Published: May 2010
The Cost's and Benefits of Assisting Vermont's Chronically Homeless (861 KB; PDF)
Source: VHFA
The Homelessness Pulse Report, Third Quarterly Report (319 KB; PDF)
Vermont Homeless Shelter Contacts (25 KB; PDF)
This is a list of all Vermont Shelters with contact info provided.
Veterans Homelessness Report (4.46 MB; PDF)
Source: The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are pleased to present Veteran Homelessness: A Supplemental Report to the 2009 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. This report is the result of ongoing collaboration between HUD and the VA to understand the extent and nature of homelessness among veterans in the United States.

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