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02/24/2020
 
WE ARE JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY
AND TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
THE DISCOUNTED LODGING 

(see below for details)



CLICK HERE FORE MORE DETAILS & REGISTRATION

State Housing Inn, Springfield 
Lodging discount available through Wednesday, March 4 

RESIDENT SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH
Wednesday, March 4

(CLICK ON THE REGISTRATION LINK ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS or
contact Aaron Eldridge Sr at a.eldridge@shpa-il.org)



DO YOU HAVE A SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM
YOU WANT TO HIGHLIGHT?

SHPA
 IS LOOKING FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM DISPLAYS to FEATURE AT THE CAPITOL DURING THE LEGISLATIVE MEET AND GREET ON MARCH 19
FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT
JENNIFER ORBAN at J.ORBAN@SHPA-IL.ORG



2020 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE HERE!
WEBINAR
 

EVICTION PREVENTION
 
Join this webinar to learn about the importance of Eviction Prevention, some best practices in  the supportive housing sector and talk through scenarios with the goals of capacity building. This training is targeted to anyone interested and particularly direct service staff who work with supportive housing residents and landlords/property managers in this work. 

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2020
Time: 2:00p CST


REGISTER HERE

SHPA Members - FREE
Supportive Housing Residents - FREE
IDHS Supportive housing (Homeless & DMH) Grantees - FREE
Non-Members & Others - $15.00


Training facilitated by:

For more information contact:
Aaron Eldridge Sr. at a.eldridge@shpa-il.org or
Jennifer Orban at j.orban@shpa-il.iorg 
you may also reach them by calling (217) 321-2476
News from Springfield:
 


 
CAPITAL REPORT FROM THOMSONWEIR - Budget & Capital Update
Mike Thomson, Michael Weir, and Aaron Chambers of ThomsonWeir, LLC have since 2012 provided SHPA with government affairs and strategic communications services. They advocate for our interests and regularly share important information for our members. 

Select IDHS FY21 Budget Highlights
 
Investment in Community-Based Services – improving wages for 100,000+ front line staff
  • Child Care Assistance Program funding of $69 million to support increase in provider rates
  • $96 million for front line staff serving persons with developmental disabilities
  • $46 million to support wage increase for individual providers serving customers of the Home Services Program
 Continued progress on Olmstead Consent Decrees
  • $28.5 million for Ligas annualizations and new placements
  • $8 million additional funding for Comprehensive Services Pilot for Williams and Colbert class members
  • Movement of $10 million from the Department on Aging to support the implementation plan for the Colbert consent decree
Funding for an additional 100 IDHS caseworkers to ensure residents who need services can get them in a timely manner.  

The proposed IDHS budget totals $7.4 billion, a 7.3% increase from FY20, in which IDHS had a total budget of about $6.9 billion.
 
You can also view a more detailed slide show summary of the IDHS budget plan on our website.

 
 

Provider Notices:
Federal/National News Updates:

NOFAS:
HUD EXCHANGE NEWS & OTHER RESOURCES

OTHER NATIONAL INFORMATION:
Partner Updates, Events & More: 

ANNOUNCEMENT:
________________________________________________________________
 
TRAININGS & MORE:
  • ILLINOIS HOUSING FORUM
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
Continuum of Care News:
 

Interested in becoming a member of SHPA, click on the link above and contact David Esposito, Executive Director at d.esposito@shpa-il.org
 
Renewing members will receive a separate enrollment form with dues information this month

Not a Supportive Housing Provider yet want to support our work, click here for our 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities. 
GET ON BOARD

Want to get more involved with SHPA?
One of the best ways to stay in the know with all things SHPA and permanent supportive housing is to join our standing committees. All committees meet by phone so that members from all over the state are able to join.
Visit our website for committee descriptions:

 
SHPA Committee Meetings Scheduled:
Legislative Committee - Third Thursday of the Month @ 9:00a
Resident Committee - Fourth Wednesday of the Month @ 4:00p
Governance Committee - Fourth Tuesday of the Month @ 2:00p
Standards & Best Practices Committee - Fourth Monday of the Month @ 11:30a

(schedules subject to change as determined by committee chairs)

For more information on how to participate please contact SHPA staff at
(217) 321-2476
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