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Emergency Shelter Bunkbeds Advancing the Role of Emergency Shelter in Ending Homelessness is a Course

Advancing the Role of Emergency Shelter in Ending Homelessness

Jun 1 - Dec 31, 2020

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Full course description

This five-part series is designed for emergency shelter providers and Continuum of Care stakeholders. The series will include 60-minute live webcasts by Alliance staff and emergency shelter providers who have seen successes after adopting a housing first, low-barrier, housing-focused model in their shelters. The five webcasts will provide an in-depth review of the five key elements of effective emergency shelter, including:

  • A Housing First approach
  • Safe and appropriate diversion
  • Immediate and low-barrier access
  • Housing-focused, rapid exit services
  • Data to measure performance

This weekly course includes live webcast (archived for later viewing), assignments, quizzes, discussion, optional reading, and supplemental resources.