Achievements, December 1, 2017
Jeff Chambers, project director leading the Community Services Division at Center on Children, Families and the Law, was recognized by the Lincoln Homeless Coalition at its Annual Recognition Event held Nov. 17 at City Impact. Chambers and the center worked together to lead the Continuum of Care’s implementation. He is a leader in homeless management information across Nebraska. He created an information management system that is recognized across the nation as the standard. He created a Point in Time count that helps track reliable and useful data. He has assisted in implementations to new housing programs. Chambers remains humble and often goes unnoticed for all his hard work.
Denise Packard, coordinated entry manager at Center on Children, Families and the Law and also the Lincoln Homeless Coalition chair was given special recognition at its Annual Recognition Event held Nov. 17 at City Impact. The Lincoln Homeless Coalition recognizes Denise as a leader in addressing the homelessness. Packard has worked with partners across Nebraska with an effective Coordinated Entry system so people who are experience homelessness can find the services needed. She has been chair of the coalition for two yeas and since then, membership and committees have increased.