Jay S. Levy on helping the homeless
|On any given night, there are over 643,000 homeless people residing in shelters and on the streets across America. What can we do to help?
Social worker and author Jay S. Levy appeared on WMUA-FM 91.3 (Amherst Massachusetts) on the program Focus to talk about creating a better dialog with the homeless on getting their needs met for housing, safety, and health. He is the author of the new book Homeless Narratives & Pretreatment Pathways.
Jay S. Levy, LICSW has spent the last 20 years working with individuals who experience homelessness. He has developed new programs and provided clinical staff supervision. Jay is one of the architects to the Regional Engagement and Assessment for Chronically Homeless Housing program (REACH). This was adopted by the Western Massachusetts Regional Network as an innovative approach toward reducing chronic homelessness
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