Homeless Services United and the leadership of our coalition welcomed HRA Commissioner Steven Banks to our January board meeting.
HSU and our members are dedicated to continuing to work with our City & State government partners, elected officials, and community partners to inform policy and provide innovative, comprehensive services for our fellow New Yorkers at risk or currently undergoing the crisis of homelessness.
Upcoming Training Notice:
FREE PUBLIC TRAINING:
Understanding Homelessness 101
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
10AM - 1PM
This is a free training for all staff levels and community members interested in understanding homelessness in New York City. This training will be particularly useful to newly hired staff, as well as line, security, and support staff.
This training provides and overview of the history and root causes of homelessness, while addressing the stereotypes and stigmas surrounding it. Also includes will be an overview of the homeless services system in New York City
Topics will include:
- Discussion of statistical trends in homelessness
- Overview of the many faces of homelessness
- Presentation of research in the topi of income inequality and homelessness
- Plotting the trajectory of homeless services
Training Flyer: Click Here
This is a free training but registration is required to make appropriate accommodations for space.
Click HERE to Register
This free public training has been made possible by generous support through NYC Council funds from Council Members Stephen Levin and Annabel Palma.