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Best Practices of Emergency Shelters and Crisis Services
December 9, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Along with many communities across the country, Connecticut is retooling the homeless crisis response system to coordinate services and reorient programs to a Housing First approach that emphasizes rapid connection to permanent housing, while mitigating the negative experience of homelessness. An effective homeless crisis response system includes a critical role for emergency shelters and crisis services to provide immediate access without barriers to entry, while stable housing and supports are being rapidly secured.