1.8 Ending Family Homelessness: A Blueprint for Communities


Conference Presentation | August 15, 2012

Files: A Blueprint to End Family Homelessness by Sharon McDonald (PDF | 150 KB | 15 slides) Ending family homelessness in Calgary by Tim Richter (PDF | 354 KB | 11 slides) The Massachusetts Experience: Key Learnings for Ongoing Reform by Robert Pulster (PDF | 1.01 MB | 12 slides) Ending Family Homelessness: The View from Mercer County, NJ by Herb Levine (PDF | 642 KB | 20 slides)

Ending family homelessness is an achievable goal. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of the critical components of an effective, solution-oriented family homelessness system. State and local leaders will share how they are reshaping services in their communities to prevent and end family homelessness.

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


  • Herb Levine, Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, Lawrenceville, NJ
  • Sharon McDonald, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC (Speaker/Moderator)
  • Robert Pulster, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, Boston, MA
  • Tim Richter, Calgary Homeless Foundation, Calgary, AB