1.6 Developing an Inclusive and Effective Emergency Shelter System

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Conference Presentation | July 20, 2012

Files: Developing an Inclusive and Effective Emergency Shelter System by Lianna Barbu (PDF | 404 KB | 45 slides) Creating an Effective Shelter and Sheltering System by Kathie Barkow (PDF | 1.43 MB | 24 slides)

Having an inclusive shelter system requires serving the needs of diverse populations, including LGBTQ youth and families that include adolescent boys. Having an effective shelter system requires permanent housing-focused services and a commitment to move households into permanent housing as quickly as possible. This workshop will discuss how communities can start on the path of developing both.

The powerpoint presentations for this workshop are available for download above.

Speakers:

  • Lianna Barbu, Community Shelter Board, Columbus, OH (Speaker/Moderator)
  • Kathie Barkow, Aspire Consulting, LLC, Union City, CA
  • Rachel Pater, Urban Peak, Denver, CO