Van Sciver Supportive Housing provides housing and supportive services for individuals with special needs that are well-integrated into the community.
Asking someone who is homeless “Why don’t you get help?” or “Why don’t you go to a shelter?” or saying “Get a job!” is not compassionate.
Among the laws cited as discriminatory were laws that prohibit activities such as loitering, camping, begging, and lying in public spaces.
Presenters from diverse backgrounds and expertise will engage participants in learning, facilitated discussions and networking opportunities.
With true coordination and collaboration, homeless providers and mainstream systems can work together to create a seamless response to homelessness.