Housing Options for Those with Disabilities Workshop

Thursday, June 14, 2007
9:00 am et - 3:00 pm et
Location: Manchester, NH


Morning Workshops

  • Housing 101 - Rental Options
  • Home and Community Based Care (HCBC) - Elderly and Chronically Ill (ECI) Waiver Services - What are they and how are they accessed?
  • Mental Health Housing Options - Today and Tomorrow
  • NH Money Follows the Person Project

Afternoon Workshops

  • Housing 101 - Home Ownership Options
  • Creative Housing Options: Laconia Housing and Redevelopment Authority Programs
  • Supportive Housing Choices for Homeless Disabled Adults
  • Alcohol and Drug Treatment: Continuum of Care Options

Keynote Presenters

Ann Denton, M.Ed., Advocates for Human Potential
Ms. Denton is a nationally recognized expert on homelessness, mental illness, systems change and housing issues for people with psychiatric, cognitive and other disabilities. She provides technical assistance to states and communities in many areas, including the development of Continuum of Care plans, strategic planning, project development and monitoring, service coordination and operation of housing and service systems. Ms. Denton's areas of expertise include permanent supportive housing, discharge planning, prevention strategies, and access to mainstream services.

Bill Ray, Director of Planning and Policy, New Hampshire Housing
Mr. Ray oversees the collection and analysis of housing, economic and demographic data and directs the development of the State's Biennial Housing Plan and Consolidated Plan. Prior to joining NH Housing, Mr. Ray worked with the NH Office of State Planning as the Community Development Program Manger and the Manager of the Coastal Program. In addition, he has worked for the City of Laconia in the Planning Department and at the Lakes Region Planning Commission.

Visit the IOD UCEDD website for information and registration details. 
* Registration Fee: $50 ($35 for seniors)