UPCOMING shelter transformation webinars

To join our webinars, you must register for each through the links provided. The webinars are free and will be recorded and posted to this page.

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Previous Shelter Transformation Webinars


updated guidelines to a Low-Barrier, Housing-Focused Shelter

September 16, 2022

The Canadian Shelter Transformation Network is pleased to release an updated Introduction to Low-Barrier, Housing-Focused Shelter resource.

Iain De Jong, the author of the updated resource, shares the core elements of Low-Barrier, Housing-Focused Shelter and what has been expanded and modified in this new resource. 

Recording CLICK HERE

Canadian Transformed Shelters

February 12, 2021

Recording CLICK HERE

Presentations by:
Kevin Webb, Calgary Drop-In Centre – Presentation (PDF)
Shawn MacKeigan, Mission Services Hamilton – Presentation (PDF)

US Transformed Shelters

February 4, 2021

Recording CLICK HERE

What Funders and Program Monitors Need to Know about Housing Focused Shelter

December 3, 2020

Recording CLICK HERE

Dealing with Resistance in Being a Housing Focused Shelter

November 10, 2020

Recording CLICK HERE

Harm Reduction and Housing Focused Shelter

October 22, 2020

Recording CLICK HERE

Trauma Informed Housing Focused Shelter

September 17, 2020

Recording CLICK HERE

Creating a housing-focus with longer-term and repeat shelter guests

October 29, 2019

Recording CLICK HERE

Maintaining a housing focus with first time shelter guests

October 8th, 2019

Recording  CLICK HERE 

Setting Expectations Instead of Rules

September 30, 2019

Recording  CLICK HERE

Introduction to Shelter Diversion

August 28, 2019

Recording  CLICK HERE


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