People returning to the community from jail or prison, or those who have criminal records, often face numerous barriers to securing safe, stable, affordable housing. Housing is vital to successful reentry and for efforts to end homelessness. When homeless service providers understand how the criminal justice system works they can develop more effective partnerships and better serve people who are experiencing homelessness or those who are at risk. Watch our webinar on the topic
On July 12th, Jean-Michel Giraud, Friendship Place; Cathy Zall, New London Homeless Hospitality Center; and Meghann Cotter, Micah Ministries, discussed how they are using shared housing as a tool to prevent and end homelessness, particularly for single adults.
Learn how to use your program or system data on rapid re-housing to evaluate and improve services. In this webinar Iain de Jong, of OrgCode Consulting, and Jerrianne Anthony, of Northern Virginia Family Services, discusses the three metrics you need to evaluate rapid re-housing performance and how to translate your data into action.
The Alliance hosted a webinar for California provides on case management and services for rapid re-housing providers. Speakers examined how providers are delivering case management and services as part of a rapid re-housing intervention.
On June 9th, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) held the third webinar in a four part webinar series on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The third webinar, RRH: Rent and Move-In Assistance, focused on approaches to providing financial assistance for participants in a manner consistent with the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the Alliance.