Emergency Shelter & Housing Assistance Program(ESHAP)

January 11 & 12, 2017

Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, Maine 04330


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am Welcome with Cindy Namer
9:00am to 10:00am ESHAP 2017 Overview of changes & Online ESHAP Training Recourses with Leah Bruns
10:00am to 11:00am Navigator Services & Housing First with Kyle Scott
11:00am to 12:00pm Monitoring with Scott Tibbitts
12:00pm to 1:00pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm to 2:00pm Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) with Logan McNeill Prezi
2:00pm to 3:00pm Stability Through Engagement Program (STEP) Changes and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) with Sue Newman and Rich Diversi
3:00pm to 4:00pm Homelessness Management Information System (HMIS) FAQ’s with Mary Wade and Amanda Castner

Thursday, January 12, 2017

8:30am to 9:00am Welcome
9:00am to 9:30am Continuum of Care (CoC) & System Performance Measures with Donna Kelley

HUD System Performance Measures – Powerpoint

System Performance Measures in Context

9:30am to 10:30am Maine Equal Justice Partners (MEJP) Homelessness and General Assistance (GA) Requirements in Maine
10:30am to 11:30pm Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Housing Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness with Chet Barnes and Virginia Dill
11:30am to 12:00pm RESTART with Laurie Glidden

Jennifer’s Story

12:00am to 1:00pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00pm to 1:30pm Request for Unit Approval (RFUA) with Scott Tibbitts



Voucher Payment Standards

2017 STEP Request for Unit Approval Form

1:30pm to 2:00pm Housing Quality Standards (HQS) with Barbara Brann
2:00pm to 4:00pm Fair Housing with Pine Tree Legal Assistance (PTLA)
4:00pm Closing remarks