Category: Healthy Homes Initiative

Highlights from the WAPTAC Blog

June 6, 2012

--Edited by: Alice Gaston, Program Assistant— A few highlights from the Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center (WAPTAC) blog: Overview of the PY 2011 Weatherization Funding Survey: The NASCSP WAP Funding Survey is the only comprehensive measure of all funds, including non-Department of Energy (DOE) funds, used in WAP. Each year, the survey catalogues the funding and

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Tips for Starting a Healthy Homes Program

December 20, 2011

By Ryan Ward NASCSP’s Healthy Homes staff recently completed its first round of six Weatherization Plus Health regional conferences across the country. A key component of these conferences was a “Promising Practices” panel session, which provided audience members with an opportunity to ask presenters about how they got their healthy homes initiatives off the ground. Many presenters

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2011 NASCSP Annual Conference—Seattle

November 16, 2011

by Dominique Turrentine The 2011 NASCSP Annual Training Conference was held September 20-23, at the Seattle Sheraton in Seattle, Washington. CSBG and WAP directors from all over the country came together to expand their insights into their respective programs and to strengthen their understanding of our overall purpose- responding to poverty at the National, State, and local level. The

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WAP Corner: Bellingham, Washington Adds Up Weatherization Plus Health

November 16, 2011

By Rebecca Stewart There’s an adage that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that holds true, the Opportunity Council in Bellingham, Washington, should prepare itself for a flurry of complimentary imitators. Organizations nationwide are looking to its innovative combination of energy efficiency and home health services for low-income families, called Weatherization Plus Health, as

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NASCSP Goes to the National Healthy Homes Conference

August 26, 2011

[caption id="attachment_90" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="NASCSP wins the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Best Exhibit Award at the 2011 National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver, Colorado. (l-r, NASCSP Healthy Homes Staff: Bob Scott, Ameer Bishay, Rebecca Stewart, Jenae Bjelland, Raymond Thomas, Ryan Ward and Jeff Wojciechowski.)"][/caption] The National

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