Webinar recording now available: What’s next after Housing First?

On Tuesday May 14, the Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest (OHFRN-CoI) hosted a webinar on: What’s next after Housing First?

This webinar explored what comes after Housing First for persons with lived experience, specifically:

  • What’s Next? A theory on identity preservation for young adults in supportive housing;
  • Integrating the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment into Housing First; and,
  • Supporting Transitions and Recovery: A look into STAR Learning Centre.

The presenters:

  • Benjamin Henwood, Associate Professor of Social Work Department of Adult Mental Health and Wellness, University of Southern California
  • Eric Latimer, Director, Mental Health and Society Research Program, Douglas Hospital Research Center
  • Jeevithaa Puvirajasingam, Admin/Clerical Coordinator, STAR Learning Centre—A project of the Urban Angel Fund for Homeless People, St. Michael's Hospital


To view the webinar recording, click here. To view the presentation slides, click here.

Additional resources from presenters:


The OHFRN-COI, supported by Evidence Exchange Network (EENet), assists communities across Ontario to develop, evaluate, and improve Housing First (HF) programs based on the Pathways model tested, adapted, and shown to be effective in the At Home / Chez Soi Demonstration Project. For more information, visit the COI's webpage.

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