REGISTRATION FULL: 2023 The Art of Welfare Administration Workshop

Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 9:00am to 1:30pm

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2023 The Art of Welfare Administration Workshop

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REGISTRATION OPEN:  9:00 am - 1:30 pm, Thursday, June 15, 2023

Cost = In-person only = $70.00

Program Agenda

9:00 A.M. - Registration

9:30 A.M. - The Art of Welfare
This session provides a basic overview of New Hampshire law governing local welfare administration, including why guidelines are important and how assistance is provided. This session will also address fair hearings, suspension of assistance, and more.
Jonathan Cowal, Municipal Services Counsel, NH Municipal Association
Stephen Buckley, Legal Services Counsel, NH Municipal Association

11:00 A.M. - BREAK

11:10 - NH Local Welfare Trends - Focus on Homelessness & NHLWAA Ethics Resolution Agreement

Focus on Homelessness, including duties to the homeless; residency and duration of liability for providing assistance; working with other communities and collaborating; other agencies that you should access;  2-1-1.  CAP; SOS;  having relationships with shelters; and funding for shelters. 

 12:0pm to 12:45pm - Lunch

 12: 45pm to 1:30pm   Case Scenarios –  Member Interactive "Art of Local Welfare" Situational Solution Finding Activity - NHLWAA Board Members 

Attendees will receive a complimentary electronic copy of the 2023 edition of The Art of Welfare and the 2021 Model Welfare Guidelines. Additional materials such as the PowerPoint presentation will also be distributed electronically. No print outs of the materials or hard copy of the publications will be provided.