Livestreaming Announcement

Advancing Housing Health and Social Care Partnerships Conference to Host Livestreaming Sessions.

The Advancing Housing, Health, and Social Care Partnerships Conference will be held on June 26-27, 2024, with a focus on supporting and strengthening partnerships that align health, housing and social care programs and accelerate local efforts to provide services and supports in a more streamlined process to assist individuals who are currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness, especially older adults and persons with disabilities.

Several of the events will be livestreamed for public viewing. Please note that virtual attendees will be in listen-only mode. Chat and Q&A will be disabled.

You will need to register for each session individually to secure your spot. Please use the links associated with each of the sessions below to register.  If you have questions, please send them to hsrc@acl.hhs.gov

 

Learning from People with Lived Experience

June 26, 2024; 8:30 am – 10:00 am ET

Our opening plenary will feature a panel of individuals with lived experience with homelessness or housing instability. Each will bring a unique perspective on the challenges and successes they experienced while trying to find and secure adequate housing, and the services they use to create housing stability. The panel will be co-moderated by Mary-Kate Wells, Program Director with the National Centers for Independent Living (NCIL), and a peer co-moderator.  Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YdV-bJXdR1u-vo8STaP5PA

 

Federal Opportunities Connecting Housing, Health and Social Care Services and Supports

June 26, 2024; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET

Our midday plenary will feature representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) as they discuss the unprecedented opportunities for the connection of housing, health, and social care services and supports. Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XMv_h_BwQOGBbrwdjBNggA

 

Keynote:  Meeting the Complex Needs of Populations Experiencing or At-Risk of Homelessness

June 27, 2024; 8:30 am – 10:00 am ET

Our morning plenary on day two will feature Dr. Margot Kushel. Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine at University of California San Francisco, Division Chief and Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, and Director of the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative.  She is a practicing general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of homelessness, with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness and ameliorating the effects of homelessness on health. She is the Principal Investigator of the California State Study of People Experiencing Homelessness (CASPEH) and numerous NIA funded studies on homelessness in older adults. Dr. Kushel will discuss the complex needs of various populations experiencing or at risk of homelessness including specific challenges for older adults, persons with serious mental illness or substance use disorder, individuals with complex health needs, people living with a traumatic brain injury, and more. Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_adZToIzIRTSHqedOYqkT9g

 

Strategies for Cross-Sector Data Exchanges

June 27, 2024; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET

To work efficiently, housing, health and social care partnerships need ways to share, match, and/or integrate data. This session will open with Alicia Woodsby, Senior Associate, Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc., outlining the core fundamentals that need to be created to operationalize a data goal. Following, a panel of state discussants from Arizona, California, and Massachusetts will discuss their states’ goals for data integration and some of their innovations to improve data sharing capabilities, along with challenges and solutions. Kim Keaton, Director of Data and Analytics at the Corporation for Supportive Housing will facilitate the panel.   Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UL6c3UifSvajzBVIDlB4tg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on joining the webinar. The event will include real-time captioning and ASL interpreting. If you need additional accommodations to participate or have questions, please email HSRC@acl.hhs.gov.

Launched in partnership between the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Development, the Housing and Services Resource Center fosters cross-sector partnerships between the organizations and systems that provide housing resources and homelessness services, health care and mental health services, independent living services, and other supportive services. The HSRC is part of an interagency initiative to streamline and expand access to affordable, accessible housing and the critical services that make community living possible.

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