Webinar: How to Transition Your Emergency Shelter to a Low-Barrier and Housing-Focused Shelter ModelJune 28, 2017
This webinar is part of a series by the National Alliance to End Homelessness on effective emergency shelter. This webinar features leaders from three emergency shelters who have made the shift to low-barrier, housing-focused emergency shelter. Panelist will address common questions and concerns regarding low barrier shelter, including how to maintain a safe environment, substance use, and helping staff make the shift. Speakers include Deirdre Houlihan DiCara, Executive Director of FISH/Friends in Service to Humanity of Northwestern Connecticut; Kris Freed, VP of Programs for LA Family Housing; John MacDonald, VP of Adult Services with Crossroads Rhode Island; and Cynthia Nagendra, Director of the Center for Capacity Building at the National Alliance to End Homelessness.