Services Matter: How Housing and Services Can End Family Homelessness

Housing & Homelessness

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Type


The Bassuk Center

Sponsored by The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth. In cooperation with the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness.


Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Chair, Advisory Board, The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth, Needham, MA

Christine Achre, MA, LPC, CEO, Primo Center for Women and Children, Chicago, IL

Mary E. Haskett, Ph.D., Director, Family Studies Research Team, Professor of Psychology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Alisa Thornton, Client Advocate and Speaker, VA

Joe Willard, MA, Vice President, Policy, People’s Emergency Center, Philadelphia, PA


Supporting Organizations: Center for Social Innovation, Center for Transforming Lives (Tarrant County, TX), Doorways for Women (Arlington, VA), First Focus Campaign for Children, Homeless Prenatal Program (San Francisco, CA), Homes for Families (MA), Homestretch (Falls Church, VA), kettlebells4kids, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, People’s Emergency Center (Philadelphia, PA), and Primo Center for Women and Children (Chicago, IL).