Apr

27

The Role of Housing Supports in Reentry

Past Event
April 27, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Eastern

Hosted by The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Around the country, many communities are facing a lack of affordable housing. People who have been involved with the justice system face additional barriers that make finding housing especially difficult. This webinar discusses how to integrate housing solutions into the reentry process. Key topics include identifying people at risk of homelessness in the justice system, coordinating with housing providers, and financing new housing opportunities.

The webinar features speakers from Clark County, Washington, to discuss efforts in their community to expand housing options for people reentering the community from jail.

Speakers:

  • Amanda Clark, Housing Coordinator, Council for the Homeless – Housing Solutions Center, Vancouver, WA
  • Deputy Jay Costello, Reentry, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, WA
  • Charles Francis, Project Manager, Behavioral Health, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center
  • Anna Lookingbill, Discharge Planner, Reentry, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, WA
  • Sarah Wurzburg, Program Director, Behavioral Health, the CSG Justice Center

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