Responding to Homelessness: Effective Strategies for Law Enforcement and Community Partners

May 24, 2022



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This webinar, presented by the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, explores practical strategies communities across the U.S. are implementing to build and strengthen Police-Mental Health Collaborations to respond to homelessness.

In addition, the webinar includes:

  • A live demonstration of the newly revamped BJA Police-Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) Toolkit
  • Keynote remarks from top Federal agency leaders, people with lived experience with homelessness and the justice system, as well as a panel of practitioners
  • An invitation to continue the conversation by joining a new virtual discussion forum on the topic for law enforcement practitioners and partners
  • Discussion on how how these efforts can help communities provide people who are experiencing homelessness and who have behavioral health needs with vital connections to housing and supportive services

The event features the BJA Director, Karhlton Moore, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director, Jeff Olivet.

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