Due to today’s inclement weather tomorrow, the Interagency Council on Homelessness’ public forum has been postponed. The hearing will be rescheduled early in the 2014.
Advocates Share Talking Points Advocates for efforts to End Homelessness in New Jersey have prepared sample talking points with strategies that should be considered in the statewide plan to end homelessness. The talking points are offered to all who plan to testify at the Interagency Council on the Homeless hearing that will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Click…
The Village at Garwood will address the need in central Union County for people 62 and older to “age in place” among family and friends.
This is an important hearing and we need to make sure that they hear loud and clear that we can and must prevent and end homelessness in NJ.
Female veterans struggle financially and to find housing and because of gender specific issues, including sexual assault while in military service, are often more vulnerable to housing.
In New Jersey, the report found 4,897 homeless students were enrolled in public schools during the 2011-2012 school year. This shows a 22% decrease from the 2009-2011.
Speakers will provide an overview of the strategies that child welfare agencies are crafting to address families’ housing needs and improve agency outcomes, including developing partnerships with service providers.
One in five LGBT youth were unable to access short-term shelter, and 16% were unable to access long-term housing, which were twice that of non-LGBT homeless youth surveyed.
“Working with Early Childhood Programs to Assist Homeless Children and Families,” a webinar that will explore the relationship between homeless service providers and early childhood programs.
Service plans for program participants are individualized based on their needs, circumstances and market conditions, and focus on helping households find and keep housing.