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What is Homelessness on Long Island: The Work of Long Island Coalition for the Homeless

  • January 12, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils.


Please Join Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH) on an informative workshop series! Learn more about the scope of homelessness on Long Island, the work we’ve done as an agency, and how we address the challenges of homelessness in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Come learn how we incorporate our Coordinated Entry System to engage individuals who have been experiencing homelessness for the longest lengths of time. We will also discuss the strategies and resources that our street outreach team uses to engage with clients who are considered “street homeless.”

This workshop will cover: 

  • Overview of Homelessness on Long Island 
  • Engaging Street Homeless
  • Resources
  • How to Connect with the LICH Street Outreach Team 
  • Continuum of Care 
  • Coordinated Entry 
  • Evidence -based Practices and Approaches

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Erin Hunter,

Professional Development Hours: 2 (.2 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - We have implemented a two step verification process for security purposes and to maintain accurate attendance records.  You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. 

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at   

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Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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