Resources

Resources

Materials in the Unlocking Access Hub help to demystify a complex and often overwhelming law and policy landscape. Unlocking Access subscribers can access additional materials, designed to help communities of care become stronger partners in problem-solving with the people they serve.

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Digital Digest

*MLPB Digital Digest

The Digital Digest curates evolving information and resources in key domains of health-related social need and translates what these developments mean for...

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Resource Guide

Civil Legal Assistance Referrals by State

Options and contact information for legal assistance referrals for New England residents, organized by state and legal domain.

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One-Pager

COVID-19 Vaccines FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions relating employer-based COVID-19 vaccine requirements.

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Executive Summary

Six concrete recommendations for a strengths-based approach to social need screening with families, intending to minimize potential harm and unintended consequences.

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Glossary of Housing Legal Terms

Overview of common housing terminology for legal problem-solving.

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Helping People Achieve Housing Stability

Important information to assess potential legal rights and promote effective legal problem-solving.

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Initiating a Successful Consult with MLPB

Guidance for MLPB’s partners seeking to address an individual’s health-related social needs through legal problem-solving.

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Issue Brief

A Strengths-Based Approach to Screening Families for HRSN

Six concrete recommendations for a strengths-based approach to social need screening with families, to minimize potential harm and unintended consequences.

February 2, 2021 Learn More
Issue Brief

Aging Right in the Community

The ARC model aims to prevent elder homelessness – or reduce its severity – by strengthening the ability to detect and housing...

November 2, 2016 Learn More
Issue Brief

Aligning in Action: MLPB (2021)

In July, MLPB was profiled by RWJF’s Aligning Systems for Health initiative, directed by the Georgia Health Policy Center.  The brief details MLPB’s organizational evolution emphasizing prevention...

September 30, 2021 Learn More
Issue Brief

Before Crisis Hits: Embedding Legal Support

This brief, sixth in a series, reports on the multisite implementation of the preventive legal partnership component of Project DULCE.

March 25, 2021 Learn More
Journal Article

BMC Health Services Research

Cross-sectional survey of cancer care patients demonstrates need for innovation in cancer care delivery to address socio-legal concerns.

February 2, 2021 Learn More
Journal Article

Cross-Sector Approach Expands Screening and Addresses Health-Related Social Needs in Primary Care (Nov. 2021)

This month a new DULCE paper was published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Entitled Cross-Sector Approach Expands Screening...

November 1, 2021 Learn More
Journal Article

From Practice to Theory: Medical-Legal Partnership Enters its Third Decade (2013)

Medical-Legal Partnership has evolved from referral-based advocacy for indivdual patients to one of structured integration of preventive law to advance population health.

February 2, 2021 Learn More
Issue Brief

Health Starts at Home Evaluation Final Report (2021)

Authored by the Boston Foundation, Health Resources in Action, and the Urban Institute, this evaluation report details findings from the Health Starts...

June 9, 2021 Learn More