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Best Practices


Housing First
Rapid Re-Housing
Coordinated Assessment

An approach that centers on providing homeless people with housing quickly and then providing services as needed.  This is an alternative to a system of emergency shelter/transitional housing progressions.

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The practice of moving episodically homeless persons with moderate needs from shelter or emergency situations into permanent housing quickly.

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A coordinated strategy that facilitates services for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless through a single point of entry to access resources and supports.  For more information on Coordinated Assessment and its implementation in New Jersey, click here.

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