Purpose: The role of the Youth Engagement Team Initiative [YETI] is to build on the existing the crisis response system to help meet immediate and longer-term needs of unstably housed youth and young adults within the Coordinated Access Network [CAN] region.
- Engage youth, schools, youth-serving agencies, Local Implementation Service Team [LIST] members, providers, designated Coordinated Access Network [CAN] representatives, and other stakeholders in the efforts to develop, implement, and evaluate a coordinated community plan to prevent and end youth homelessness by 2020.
- Work in collaboration with youth and youth adults to refine the existing crisis response system to better engage, assess, serve, and house homeless youth and young adults in each community.
- Ensure successful implementation of a regional Youth Count.
Staff: Lisa Bahadosingh, Community Liaison for Regional Initiatives, Supportive Housing Works, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings: Monthly, second Tuesday, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, Mid-Fairfield Aids Project, 618 West Ave., Norwalk, CT (2nd Floor Conference Room)