Webinar: What’s next after Housing First?

The Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest (OHFRN-CoI) presents a webinar on...

What’s next after Housing First?

This webinar will explore what comes after Housing First for persons with lived experience.

You will learn about:

  • 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.


Date: Tuesday May 14, 2019
Time: 12:30pm—2:00pm (EDT)

Register for this webinar. Download the event flyer.

About 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

About the moderators and COI co-leads

  • Tim Aubry, Professor, School of Psychology & Senior Researcher, Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services, University of Ottawa; and OHFRN-COI Co-lead
  • Geoff Nelson, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University; and OHFRN-COI Co-lead


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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