Regional Homelessness Summit
The 2017 Regional Homelessness Summit was held in Ballina on the 9-10th of October.
Hosted by Homelessness NSW and supported by the Northern Rivers Housing Forum, Social Futures and OTCP, the Summit explored addressing homelessness in a regional context.
Presentations for the Summit are listed below:
Dr Margaret Ward- Griffith University
Aboriginal Homelessness- local responses
Dianne Creighton- Northern Rivers Community Gateway
Working with the private rental market
Sarah Walker (OTCP), Cathy Serventy (Social Futures), Guy Dayhew (MHS NNSW), Jen Parke (Social Futures), Gary Shallala-Hudson
Local responses to homelessness
Angela Matthew (North Coast Community Housing)
Homelessness and the Law
Fiona Pace (Legal Aid NSW) and Olenka Motyka (Central Coast Community Legal Centre)
Trauma Informed Care
Katie Young (WAGEC) and Chris Hartley (Homelessness NSW)