“Today we know that someone has the best chance of improving if they’re stabilized in a home.”

May 21, 2015
The creator of the Housing First model, and Pathways National’s CEO, Sam Tsemberis, visited Step Up this week. “Homeless services once worked like a reward system. Kick an addiction, get a home. Take some medications, get counseling.” Tsemberis reminisced with long time Step Up resident Jacob R. “Today we know…

WP 2015-05-19 Tsemberis 002The creator of the Housing First model, and Pathways National’s CEO, Sam Tsemberis, visited Step Up this week. “Homeless services once worked like a reward system. Kick an addiction, get a home. Take some medications, get counseling.” Tsemberis reminisced with long time Step Up resident Jacob R. “Today we know that someone has the best chance of improving if they’re stabilized in a home.” To read more about how Step Up utilizes the Housing First model click here.

 

 

 

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