Homelessness Week 2020

Ending Homelessness: Recovery after Covid 19

Homelessness Week 2020

Shelter WA in partnership with the WA Alliance to End Homelessness would like to welcome you to this timely event which will include a sector, community, industry and Government conversation on the impact of COVID-19 on homelessness.

The event will include an overview of the COVID-19 People at Risk of or Experiencing Homelessness Taskforce, scenario planning and what this means for the Western Australian Homelessness Strategy and Services. This overview will be provided by Tiffany Allen Co-Chair of the Taskforce and Acting Executive Director Aboriginal Outcomes, Department of Communities.

Professor David Gilchrist from UWA will facilitate a panel discussion between taskforce members, government and industry will reflect on the current and projected impact of COVID on the community, what they are seeing on the ground and what this means for service provision moving forward.

  • Allan Connolly (Lived Experience Advocate)
  • Tiffany Allen, Acting Executive Director Aboriginal Outcomes, (Department of Communities)
  • Amanda Hunt, Chief Executive Officer (Uniting WA)
  • Kerryn Edwards, General Manager Operations(Foundation Housing)
  • Tina Pickett, Director Residential and Business Services(Noongar Mia Mia)
  • Sadie Davidson, Advocacy and Policy Manager (REIWA)
  • Trish Blake, General Manager of the Residential tenancies Mandatory Conciliation(Consumer Protection)

This event will finish with lunch and networking

Wish to attend this event remotely?

This event will also be available via zoom webinar for those that wish to attend remotely. If you would prefer to attend remotely rather than in person please register at the zoom link here instead. Please note questions can be asked via the Q and A button - to learn more about this click here

Our Sponsors

For the second year in a row Homelessness Week has been sponsored by Beyond Bank. Shelter WA would like to thank Beyond Bank for their commitment and ongoing support of Homelessness Week.

Date & Time: 

Mon., 3 August 2020

9:30 am – 1:00 pm AWST

 

Location:

Level 3, The Platform

256 Adelaide Terrace

Perth, WA 6000

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