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Solving Family Homelessness with TANF and Workforce Services Briefing
April 23, 2013
Time: 9-10:30 am
Hall of States
444 North Capitol Street, Room 233/35
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Workforce Services resources are demonstrating great promise in helping families. One promising approach is rapid re-housing which provides short-term rental assistance, housing search, case management and employment services to help families reconnect to housing faster. This can play an incredibly important role in improving the outcomes for homeless families and reduces both the time families are homeless and the strain on overtaxed shelter and homeless service programs.
This briefing will provide an opportunity for federal policymakers and advocates to learn more about this approach and how it is working in communities across the country.
• Karla Aguirre, Utah Department of Workforce Services
• Frank Cirillo, Mercer County (New Jersey) Board of Social Services
• Ross Mason, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
• Robert Shelbourne, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Coffee and Light Refreshments will be Served
This is a closed event co-hosted with the National Governors Association. To RSVP for this event, please email Jeni Gamble at email@example.com by noon on Friday, April 19th.
- Making Effective Use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to End Family Homelessness
- Promising Strategy: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless, Inc. (CATCH Program)
- Promising Strategies: Utah Workforce Services and The Road Home
- Promising Strategies: Mercer County Board of Social Services and Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness