Engaging Legal Services in Community Efforts to Prevent and End Homelessness

February 15, 2017

This brief describes ways that engaging and partnering with legal services providers can contribute to communities' efforts to prevent and end homelessness.

People experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness often face legal issues that can create roadblocks to accessing or maintaining safe and stable housing, employment and income supports, and health care services that can help them stabilize and pursue their goals. This document provides suggestions on ways to work with legal services providers to help drive your efforts to prevent and end homelessness in your community.