Supportive housing is the proven best solution for overcoming homelessness for people with chronic and persistent conditions such as mental illness, addiction to substances, and more. But housing is only the first step for many residents of supportive housing. Employment supports have long been a key element of success for formerly homeless residents. Many supportive housing organizations have developed job- and social venture business-related programming to provide opportunities for their residents, and a movement to do more of this work is growing. For a full description click here.
Learn about supportive housing employment efforts to date, get an overview of common models, and hear about a successful San Francisco-based program.
Learn about a range of approaches to employment programming for supportive housing residents
Hear a profile of a successful supportive housing employment program in San Francisco.
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in learning more about developing or improving supportive housing-based employment programs for residents
Patricia Magnuson, Director of Supportive Housing, Enterprise Community Partners;
Erin Healy, Senior Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing;
Jeff Kositsky, Executive Director, Community Housing Partnership
Registration takes place 20 minutes prior to the event. For more information on how to participate click here.