“Addressing the Unique Needs of Individuals in the Intersection of Criminal Justice, Behavioral Health and Homelessness Workshop”
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Meeting Location: California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Office 2020 W. El Camino Avenue, Room 402 Sacramento, CA 95833
Teleconference: 1-888-363-4734 Access Code: 3232557
Purpose: Through dialogue with critical system partners in policy and program implementation, identify strategies to increase housing outcomes, and funding resources for justice-involved individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges.
Outcome: Develop recommendations to improve housing outcomes for a CCJBH policy brief on the intersection of criminal justice, homelessness, and behavioral health.
1:00 PM Welcome, Introductions, Background and Purpose
1:30 PM Panel Discussion on the Landscape of Homelessness 101: An Outlook on Serving the Justice Involved Population with Behavioral Health Needs – Partnerships, Opportunities and Challenges
2:30 PM Facilitated Discussion with Workshop Attendees Regarding Recommendations to Addressing the Needs of Individuals, Justice Involved with Behavioral Health Needs Experiencing Homelessness or at Risk of Homelessness.
1. What actions can the State take to ensure that the collaborations between the criminal justice and the homelessness crisis response system achieve positive housing outcomes?
2. What best practices should the State support to facilitate the housing of homeless individuals involved in the criminal justice system?
3:30 PM Facilitated Discussion Regarding Recommendations to Addressing the Needs of Individuals, Justice Involved with Behavioral Health Needs Experiencing Homelessness or at Risk of Homelessness.
4:30 PM Adjourn
Printable Copy of the Agenda
Intersection: Homelessness, Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health-Sacramento County Presentation
California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council
Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC) Factsheet
Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) Factsheet
Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) Factsheet