Registration for the October 16 training event at Holyoke Community College has been open for a few weeks, and many have already registered.  For those of you waiting for an agenda, it is now out:


9:00 – 9:15      Importance of Housing First in State and Federal Policy:  Liz Rogers, MA Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness

9:15 – 9:45      Overview of Housing First: Joe Finn, Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance

9:45 – 10:45    Panel: Housing First in Practice – Serious Mentally Ill and Dual-Diagnosed, VASH, Families, A Landlord’s Perspective

10:45 – 11:00   Panel: Best Practices and Tools for Success – Change Model & Tools, Promoting Safety & Harm Reduction, The Role of the Housing Court, The Tenancy Preservation Program

12:30 1:30      Lunch and Keynote: Arthur Jemison, DHCD, Update: Pay for Success for Chronically Homeless

1:45 – 2:45      Housing First Case Studies

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:00      Putting it All Together: Housing First, Coordinated Assessment, Prioritization:       Lisa Bahadosingh and Lauren Zimmerman, Supportive Housing Works, Bridgeport, CT

Please join us! REGISTER HERE:

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