The Minnesota Statewide Training Planning Workgroup (comprised of state agency staff, Continuum of Care (CoC) leads, and nonprofit partners from across the state) was formed in 2019 to help identify resources and strategies to better meet the training needs of shelter and housing providers across the state. This page will be built out to include a variety of training topics.
The following materials are identified for providers and community partners to learn Housing First principles and best practices. A sample check list is also included to help you make a basic assessment of whether and to what degree your program is using the Housing First approaches.
Introduction to Housing First:
Core principles of Housing First and Rapid Rehousing: