Growing Resources: Connecting Families to Benefits and Services

2.4: Growing Resources: Connecting Families to Benefits and Services

The process of accessing public benefits and services can be a challenge for both caseworkers and families. Presenters in this workshop will discuss ways to better advocate for families experiencing homelessness, including ways to implement the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery Initiative (SOAR), leverage TANF benefits, and more.

Speakers:

  • Yvonne Perret, Advocacy and Training Center, Cumberland, MD.
  • Rachel Natelson, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Washington, DC.
  • Sharon McDonald, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, D.C.

 

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