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Conway Daily Sun: State Expands Residential Behavioral Health Treatment for Children

July 28, 2021

The Conway Daily Sun wrote a piece highlighting New Hampshire's expansion of residential behavioral health treatment for children. Governor Sununu remarked that the expansion "represents another step in our work to rebuild New Hampshire’s mental health system, and to ensure Granite Staters, especially children and youth, have access to appropriate behavioral health services within our State”. Read the ...

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Conway Daily Sun: State Expands Residential Behavioral Health Treatment for Children

July 28, 2021

The Conway Daily Sun wrote a piece highlighting New Hampshire's expansion of residential behavioral health treatment for children. Governor Sununu remarked that the expansion "represents another step in our work to rebuild New Hampshire’s mental health system, and to ensure Granite Staters, especially children and youth, have access to appropriate behavioral health services within our State”. Read the ...

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Engaging Vulnerable Families in Voluntary Preventative Programs

Jurisdictions across the country are working to transform supports for vulnerable children and families by creating a more prevention-focused, holistic, and accessible child welfare system. Key to this approach has been redirecting funds to voluntary, upstream services that can prevent poor outcomes for families before they occur. Unfortunately, however, these voluntary programs often struggle to attract and engage families most in need of their services. State and local government agencies face challenges allocating...

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Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab Announces 2022-2023 Alternative 911 Emergency Response Implementation Cohort

August 18, 2022

Four Jurisdictions to Receive Targeted Technical Assistance to Advance Alternative Emergency Responses
 

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab (GPL) today announced four jurisdictions will participate in its 2022-2023 Alternative 911 Emergency Response Implementation Cohort, an initiative...

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Denver Post: Denver Homelessness Program Funded by Bank, Large Foundations, Among Others

January 1, 2016
Denver Post: Denver Homelessness Program Funded by Bank, Large Foundations, Among Others
https://govlab.hks.harvard.edu/news/denver-homelessness-program-funded-bank-large-foundations-among-others
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Seattle, WA Homeless Service Contracts

Although the number of people experiencing homelessness in Seattle has risen over the past few years in part due to structural factors such as housing affordability and inadequate mental healthcare, the city’s increased spending on homeless services has had a limited impact on the problem. The city of Seattle held a conglomeration of contracts with service providers, but it renewed almost any contract that complied with requirements and rarely evaluated the effectiveness of the services themselves. The GPL worked with Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) to...

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Tempe, AZ City Employee Wellness

As part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities initiative, the GPL provided pro bono technical assistance to help the City of Tempe apply results-driven contracting strategies to improve the outcomes of its employee wellness program.

In Tempe, the city’s employee wellness program provides low-intensity supportive health and wellness services to all employees. However, the city had not clearly articulated the goals of the program nor set in place a method for evaluating the impact of the services. With the help of the GPL, Tempe reworked the...

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Washington, DC Workforce Development Agency Coordination

As part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities initiative, the GPL provided pro bono technical assistance to help Washington, D.C. apply results-driven contracting strategies to improve the outcomes of its workforce development services.

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