Our Mission Is To End Homelessness In Alaska

The Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (AKCH2) is a statewide organization working to develop strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing and eliminate homelessness in our great state.

News and Information

Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness Resolution Encouraging the Alaska Legislature to Expand medicaid Coverage

Attached below is the full resolution supporting the expansion of Medicaid to benefit all Alaskans.

Request for Proposals for Homeless Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency and Technical Assistance Contract

The Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (AKCH2) is seeking proposals, on behalf of the 2 State of Alaska Continua of Care (CoC’s), from qualified applicants to become the HMIS Lead Agency and to provide technical assistance to build HMIS Lead Agency capacity at the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness.  All proposals will be evaluated on threshold requirements and a scoring rubric developed by the Alaska Homeless Management Information System (AKHMIS) Advisory Committee. 

The RFP is attached below and posted on the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness website at http://www.anchoragehomeless.org/index.php?q=hmis.

Questions can be sent to Scott Ciambor at scott.akch2@gmail.com.

The Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness Provides Comments on the Governor's Council on the Homeless 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

In February, AKCH2 provided feedback on Alaska's Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. Read the full comments below the calendar  -- which include suggested improvements to the Alaska Plan and links to other state plans. (Minnesota, Michigan). 

Public Media Project on Housing and Homelessness in Alaska

KTOO and 360 North have begun a a statewide television, public radio, web and social media project called A Roof to raise awareness and increase public education about housing and homelessness issues in Alaska through news reports, web content, and public affairs programming.

The Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness looks forward to partnering with KTOO and 360 North and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority  to help identify issues, stories, and events of importance on solutions to developing more affordable housing and ending homelessness in the state.

The full proposal is attached below.  For more information about the project, please email Scott Ciambor at sciambor@gmail.com.  For content, story ideas, and suggestions, please contact KTOO News reporter Casey Kelly at casey@ktoo.org.