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Comparing models of permanent housing: Scattered site Housing First versus single site supportive housing

November 22 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Join this webinar to learn about the scattered versus congregate housing approaches to Housing First programs. You will hear from experts and practitioners in Canada, United States and Europe, who will share their research, policies and practices on the following topics:
• The At Home / Chez Soi project in Vancouver, Canada, that compared outcomes of individuals living in congregate housing to those living in scattered site housing — Julian Somers
• A program in Trondheim, Norway, that supports people to move out of congregate housing into scattered site housing — Guro Ulriksen
• A study in the USA that evaluated place-based and scatter-site permanent supportive housing — Ben Henwood
This webinar is presented by EENet, the Canadian Housing First Network and the Housing First Europe Hub and is the fifth in the international Housing First webinar series.

Mike Allen is Director of Advocacy, Communications and Research in one of Ireland’s leading housing and homeless charities, Focus Ireland.

Benjamin Henwood is the Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health at the University of Southern California (USC).
Guro Ulriksen is a Department Manager at Mestringsteam in Trondheim Norway, a community-based agency supporting people with mental health issues to live in the community.
Julian Somers is a Clinical Psychologist and Distinguished Professor at Simon Fraser University based in Vancouver, Canada.

The organizers
The Canadian Housing First l Network – Community of Interest (CHFN-COI) assists communities across Canada to develop, evaluate, and improve Housing First (HF) programs based on the Pathways model tested, adapted, and shown to be effective in the At Home / Chez Soi Demonstration Project.
The Housing First Europe Hub was established in 2016 by the Y-Foundation (Finland) and FEANTSA (the European Federation of National Organisations Working with Homeless People) along with more than 15 partners.
Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) is part of the Knowledge Mobilization portfolio in the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) Provincial System Support Program (PSSP). EENet moves evidence to action to improve programming and inform policy change.