Category: Individual Adults

Re-Entry Services 101

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

Shared Housing as a Solution for Single Adults

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.

Meeting the Needs of Job Seekers Experiencing Homelessness

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, on improved employment services for homeless job seekers. During the webinar, speakers discussed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and introduced a WIOA Implementation Toolkit.

Tailoring Rapid Re-Housing for Single Adults

This webinar discusses how providers are funding and tailoring rapid re-housing interventions to serve single adults. Panelists discuss what is different about serving this population as opposed to families and the impact it is having in their communities in a Q&Amp;A style format. Speakers include Kelly King Horne with Homeward in Richmond, Virginia; Jean-Michel Giraud with Friendship Place in Washington, D.C.; and Cathy Zall with New London Homeless Hospitality Center, in New London, Connecticut. The webinar was moderated by Jayme Day with the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Taking Rapid Re-Housing to Scale

In this recording of a webinar that originally streamed April 14, 2015, speakers discuss two communities that are expanding their capacity to rapidly re-house individuals and families. Speakers describe how they built political will to transform their system, reallocated resources, and improved system performance.

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