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Current Issue:

March 2017: Social Workers Stand Up and SOAR; Des Moines, Iowa Leadership Academy recap; and an upcoming SOAR webinar on trauma-informed care

Recent NewsFlashes

SAMHSA Announces Funding Opportunity: Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals

SSA Issues Final Rule on Changes to the Evaluation of Medical Evidence

SOAR Technical Assistance Opportunity for Criminal Justice Programs

SOAR Integration in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)

SSA Revises Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders

SSA Invites Comments on Proposed Changes to Medical Evidence Rules

Archived E-Newsletters:

February 2017: SOAR Launches Funding Learning Community, TA Opportunity for Criminal Justice Programs, and Success Stories from New Mexico and Washington

January 2017: 2017 SOAR CoC Awards, Washington, D.C. Leadership Academy Recap, and Strengthening SOAR Applications through Strong Collaboration Series


December 2016: SOAR Provides a Strong Foundation for Recovery, SOAR to Present on Peerlink Webinar, and Save the Date for the January SOAR Webinar Series on Improving SOAR Applications

November 2016: SOARWorks Social Media Accounts Have Moved to SAMHSA, New SOARWorks Website Resources, and November is Youth Homeless Awareness Month

October 2016: SOAR TA Center's FY 2016 Accomplishments, SOAR Presents at MHPA Conference, and a new SOAR Website Resource

September 2016: Charleston Leadership Academy, Several New Funding Announcements, and a Program to Achieve Wellness webinar

August 2016: SOAR at #NAEH16, Using SSA's iAppeals, and a SOAR Guest Post on the NAEH blog

July 2016: SOAR Presents at Conferences, New SSA Publications, and Notice of the Next SOARing Over Lunch Conference Call

June 2016: SOAR and IPS Learning Community and Pilot, West Orange Leadership Academy, and a Call for SOAR Collaboration in Tribal Communities

May 2016: SOAR Presents at Federal Forum on Ending Homelessness, new SOAR issue brief, and three new funding opportunities 

April 2016: Program to Achieve Wellness Announcement, new SAMHSA publication, and new Social Security Administration publications

March 2016: 2016 CoC SOAR Technical Assistance Awards, San Diego Leadership Academy recap, and new resources on the SOARWorks website

February 2016: SOAR facilitates Criminal Justice Leadership Academy, SAMHSA releases CABHI grant funding opportunity announcement, and an upcoming SOAR webinar on Immigration

January 2016: SOAR TA Center accepting applications from CoCs for training, New Orleans Leadership Academy recap, and an upcoming webinar on the Online Course


December 2015: SOAR TA Center Presents at APHA Annual Meeting, National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, and TIP 55: Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless

November 2015: SOAR TA Center Presents at NCHV Housing Summit, Law Does Not Provide for COLA in 2016, and an upcoming SOAR Webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury Webinar

October 2015: SOAR TA Center's FY 2015 Accomplishments, SOAR TA Center to present at APHA Conference, Leadership Academy Recap, and Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI  blog post

September 2015: SOAR and Coordinated Entry, HUD launches resource locater app, SOAR Turns Ten!, and an upcoming webinar on the Medical Summary Report (MSR)

August 2015: Federal partners release Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI, SOAR Presents on a NAEH panel, and CABHI recipiencts announced

July 2015: New SOAR Tools, Statement by HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell on the Affordable Care Act, and Community Innovation Awards from Conect 4 Mental Health (C4MH)

June 2015: SOAR presents at NCHV, Funding opportunities available, and an upcoming webinar on Hearings.

May 2015: In Honor of John Loring, an Arizona SOAR success story, and the Innovative Ways to Utilize Consumer/Peer-Run Organizations in SOAR webinar

April 2015: New SOAR issue brief on Transition Age Youth, a pre-release success story, and a recap of the SOAR and Consumer Organizations Informational Call

March 2015: 2015 CoC SOAR Technical Assistance Awards and several grant opportunities, including SAMHSA's Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States

February 2015: Success stories, funding opportunites for SOAR programs, and an upcoming webinar on 2014 National SOAR Outcomes

January 2015: SOAR TA Center accepting applications from CoCs for training, SOAR TA Center offers individual funding searches, and an upcoming webinar on Coordinated Assessment