The Council

The Council

Thomas Perez Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor USICH Council Chairman Sylvia Mathews Burwell Secretary of u.s. department of health and human services USICH vice-chair Matthew Doherty, Executive Director U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness


Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor


Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Executive Director

Matthew Doherty, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Council Meeting Updates

April 2015 Council Meeting: Ending Veteran Homelessness, Addressing Families' Service Needs Through Mainstream Programs 

October, 2014 Council Meeting: 2014 PIT Count Results and an In-Depth Look at the Goal to End Chronic Homelessness

July, 2014 Council Meeting: Focus on Leveraging Mainstream Resources, Proposed Opening Doors Amendment

January, 2014 Council Meeting: New Chair & Vice Chair, Ending Youth Homelessness

July, 2013 Council Meeting: Affordable Care Act and Ending Family Homelessness

December, 2012 Council Meeting: A Focus on Veterans and the Term Ahead

July, 2012 Council Meeting: A Discussion on New Youth Strategies

September, 2011 Council Meeting: Cabinet Secretaries Engage with DC Families and Leading Practitioners on Best Practices

July, 2011 Council Meeting: Council Affirms Commitment to Opening Doors


Council Member Agencies

U.S. Department of Agriculture 

U.S. Department of Commerce 

U.S. Department of Defense 

U.S. Department of Education 

U.S. Department of Energy 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 

U.S. Department of Interior

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Labor 

U.S. Department of Transportation

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

Corporation for National and Community Service

General Services Administration 

Office of Management and Budget

Social Security Administration

United States Postal Service 

White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives