10th December

09:30 – 11:00
Workshop (Aud. 3)
Structural funds and opportunities at EU level
Ruth_Owen_PDF_downloadRuth Owen (FEANTSA – European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless, Belgium)

Workshop (Room 1)
Support services: housing management, neighbors and community integration
PDF_downloadPDF_downloadPatrícia Jacob (Casas Primeiro AEIPS, Portugal) & Américo Nave (Crescer na Maior, Portugal)

Workshop (Room 2)
PDF_downloadCost-Benefit studies of Housing First programs
Tim Aubry (University of Ottawa, Canadian Coalition for Ending Homelessness, Canada)    

11:00 – 11:30
Break

11:30 – 13:00
Panel (Aud. 3)
Housing First participants speak out about their experience
Housing First participants
Workshop (Room 1)
Myra_Piat_PDF_downloadHousing and mental health recovery
Myra Piat (McGill University, Canada)

Workshop (Room 2)
Teresa_Duarte_PDF_downloadWorking with landlords
Teresa Duarte & Paulo Martins (Casas Primeiro AEIPS, Portugal)

13:00 – 14:30
Lunch

14:30 – 16:00
Workshop (Aud. 3)
Myra_Piat_PDF_downloadRicardo_Caldeira_PDF_downloadDissemination: demonstrating value in Housing First services
José Ornelas (ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Portugal), Ricardo Caldeira (Câmara Municipal de Cascais) & Myra Piat (McGill University, Canada)
Workshop (Room 1)
Ian_Irvine_PDF_downloadHousing First for homeless with substance misuse: The role of peer support providers
Ian Irvine (Turning Point Scotland, United Kingdom)
Workshop (Room 2)
PDF_downloadSupported employment and education
Rita Silva (AEIPS, Portugal) & Tânia Madeira (AEIPS, Portugal)    

16:00 – 16:30
Break

16:30 – 17:30
Roundtable (Aud. 3)
Building an international network of housing first
Chair: Geoffrey Nelson (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)