Topic Spotlight: Housing is Health

Homelessness and housing insecurity is broad societal issue that affects every American. Our intent with this spotlight is to raise awareness of the issue and hopefully help our readers better understand the causes and opportunities to address this important issue.

  • Hear Me Now: Acts of kindness continue during pandemic

    Hear Me Now: Acts of kindness continue during pandemic

    Providence caregivers find ways to volunteer in their local communities on the Action Hub, reaching beyond the hospital walls and partnering to serve those in need.

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  • CORE partner feature: Council for the Homeless

    CORE partner feature: Council for the Homeless

    Learn how CORE partners with Council for the Homeless, a nonprofit organization working to prevent and end homelessness in Clark County, Washington.

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  • Hear Me Now: The dignity of a name

    Hear Me Now: The dignity of a name

    Listen to Jennifer and Jessica's conversation about providing care with dignity to hundreds of vulnerable and unhoused people using a mobile health clinic operated by Providence in northern California

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  • Driven to serve

    Driven to serve

    The Providence Santa Rosa Mobile Health Clinic in northern California goes where the need is greatest. This mobile health clinic serves the community and removes all barriers to care.

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  • The SJCPF and Providence make an investment in local communities

    The SJCPF and Providence make an investment in local communities

    Investments are part of SJCPF’s new Community Capacity Initiative, which is tied to Providence’s mission of supporting the health of the communities it serves.

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  • CORE study shows benefits of major local housing for health initiative

    CORE study shows benefits of major local housing for health initiative

    A new report by CORE illustrates heathcare impacts of obtaining housing at Portland’s Blackburn Center.

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  • Providence partners with Community Solutions to end homelessness

    Providence partners with Community Solutions to end homelessness

    Built For Zero, a successful model implemented at Providence Alaska, will be used in other regions to help end homelessness.

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  • Changing my perception of homelessness

    Changing my perception of homelessness

    Providence's Glenda Fossum-Smith shares how one experience changed her view of the homelessness pandemic.

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  • Melvin's story of hope

    Melvin's story of hope

    How Providence and the Better Outcomes Thru Bridges program helped Melvin Williams on his path to better wellbeing.

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  • The hidden crisis of veterans without a home

    The hidden crisis of veterans without a home

    It’s time to shine a spotlight on the hidden crisis of veterans experiencing homelessness.

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  • Addressing food insecurity: A California perspective

    Addressing food insecurity: A California perspective

    Community health experts talk about the growing risk of food insecurity in California's High Desert region. Watch now.

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  • Dr. Medows on the societal impact of COVID-19

    Dr. Medows on the societal impact of COVID-19

    Rhonda Medows, M.D. takes on racial disparities in health, systemic racism and the importance of housing in this video interview.

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  • The Future of Health: An interview with Providence’s Mike Butler

    The Future of Health: An interview with Providence’s Mike Butler

    Providence's President Mike Butler discusses priorities for bringing the organization's vision for the future of health to life. Learn more.

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  • PSJH joins Pearl Jam to end homelessness

    PSJH joins Pearl Jam to end homelessness

    Providence teams with Pearl Jam in an effort to end homelessness. Learn more.

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  • Hundreds to be served in bold proposal to slash chronic homelessness by 20 percent

    Hundreds to be served in bold proposal to slash chronic homelessness by 20 percent

    Hundreds to be served in bold proposal to slash chronic homelessness by 20 percent in Catholic Charities, Archdiocese and Providence collaboration

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  • 2018 Community Benefit Report: Providence funding helps case managers connect with clients

    2018 Community Benefit Report: Providence funding helps case managers connect with clients

    Providence Health & Services Alaska funding helps case managers connect with clients

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  • Dear Santa: A Christmas wish of health for all from Providence

    Dear Santa: A Christmas wish of health for all from Providence

    Sister Susanne Hartung requests Santa's help in serving the communities of Providence Health & Services.

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  • Washington - Making a home away from home

    Washington - Making a home away from home

    At her Belltown building, Patsy is grateful for her studio apartment, a community garden and on-site care when she needs it.

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  • Ending homelessness requires bold action

    Ending homelessness requires bold action

    Providence St. Joseph Health's Mike Butler offers his perspective on how to tackle the homelessness problem vexing American cities

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  • Oregon - Shelter is more than just a roof

    Oregon - Shelter is more than just a roof

    Central City Concern is a longtime partner of Providence in Oregon with an extensive history of developing innovative and outcome-based strategies to help those in need.

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