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Black Country Homeless Conference

Black Country Homeless Conference

Black Country Homeless Conference

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Housing Justice

9.30am - 3.30pm

The Crossing, St Paul's Church, Darwell St, Walsall, WS1 1DA



9.30am - Registration

10am - Start, opening speech

10.20am - Local perspectives

Steve Clay, Black Country YMCA

Matt Lambert, Hope into Action Black Country

Kathy Mohan, Housing Justice

Anthony Walker, City of Wolverhampton Council

11.30 - 12.30 - Breakout session 1

Rough sleeping in the Black Country: Problems and Solutions - Facilitated by Emma Neill

Asylum and Refugees: Offering hospitality to destitute migrants - Facilitated by Tommy Cloherty

Mental Health - An introduction to working with those experiencing homelessness through Psychologically informed environments.

12.30pm - Lunch, stalls etc.

1.30pm - Breakout session 2

Debt and Housing - Can the Church help people stay in their own homes?

Faith in Affordable Housing - How can faith organisations help to develop affordable housing? Facilited by Jackie Cottingham

2.30pm - Action planning

What can we do ourselves?

What could we do with help from others?

What do we need others to do for us?

3pm - Reflection, Bishop of Wolverhampton

3.30pm - Close


You can register for this event through the Eventbrite page here.