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Webinar Technical Information & Support

Part I: Discussing the Housing Landscape

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM

Stable housing is essential for better health but navigating this terrain can be daunting. Care coordinators, LTS coordinators, and other professionals, who are familiar with affordable housing options will be better equipped to support MassHealth members, who are facing homelessness or who are in unstable housing.

Emily Cooper, Special Advisor on Housing for MassHealth, will help explore the landscape of affordable housing in Massachusetts providing a springboard for discussing and assisting members confronting housing challenges. A presenter from the Housing Consumer Education Centers (HCEC) will offer information about how their services can help support individuals and care coordinators.

Part II: Working with Individuals with Housing Instability

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM

This webinar will be more focused on the details of the housing search including strategies for waitlists; specific programs, such as: Community Support Program for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness (CSPECH) and the Tenancy Preservation Program; and working to overcome barriers members at risk for losing housing may face. Presenters will discuss challenges and point out how LTS coordinators, care coordinators, and other providers can apply best practices in support of members accessing and maintaining housing.