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Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness


Upcoming Events

July 2018

Emergency Shelter Learning Collaborative: Challenge Session

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The National Alliance to End Homelessness (Alliance), in partnership with the Department of Housing, and the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, is launching an Emergency Shelter Learning Collaborative as part of the Opening Doors CT Re-tooling the Crisis Response System. Your organization has been selected by the CT Department of Housing to join this Learning Collaborative with the goal of helping your organization more effectively assist homeless individuals and families in your service area. The goal of the Learning Collaborative…

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Disabilities in Shelters

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Disabilities In Shelters Training Workshop July 18, 2018 - TBD, Fairfield County, CT   This training will give shelter providers best practices on optimizing the quality of service provided to those presenting at shelters with varying disabilities. This training will also be offered at the following locations: New London County, CT - October 2018 Topics include: Fair Housing Act American with Disabilities Act General Nondiscrimination and Reasonable¬†Modifications Ensuring Effective Communication Program and Facility Accessibility Presenters: Stacy Hart New England¬†Americans with…

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August 2018

August Shelter Diversion

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

August Shelter Diversion August 21, 2018 TBD, CT This Training:   Shelter Diversion is a strategy that prevents homelessness at the front door by helping them identify immediate alternate housing arrangements and, if necessary, connecting them with services and financial assistance to help them return to permanent housing. Diversion programs can reduce the number of families becoming homeless, the demand for shelter beds, and the size of program wait lists. In this training we explore several Diversion strategies, including conflict…

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