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WEBINAR – Special Needs Assistance with SHIP Funds
November 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This webinar will help housing administrators develop strategies to expend the required 20 percent of the SHIP allocation to serve persons with special needs. This training will review documentation and reporting requirements related to each type of applicant with special needs as defined in s. 420.0004 of the Florida Statutes. The presenters will highlight successful initiatives from SHIP communities involving assistance with rental housing, home repair, purchase assistance, and more. Learn how local Centers for Independent Living, Arc agencies and other service providers can help identify special needs applicants in need of housing assistance. The presenters will review collaborations with CoC homeless Coordinated Entry, Foster Care, and domestic violence programs. The training will help fine tune plan to comply with the special needs requirement in a timely fashion.