Important:

Red Flag Warning for parts of the East Bay starting 11PM Tuesday 8/17 night and lasting until Wednesday 8/18 at 3PM.

Coming Soon! | Supporting People with Access & Functional Needs Training [PAFN]

The purpose of this workshop is to educate the participants about People with Access and Functional Needs. It is expected that the clients of an Emergency Respite Center (ERC) may be people with access and functional needs. ERC staff needs to be able to identify different types of access and functional needs and have the necessary understanding for how to help those with access and functional needs.

Supporting People with Access & Functional Needs [PAFN] Training Objectives

Person with access and functional needs checks into an emergency shelter [Photo Credit: CURBED San Francisco]
Person with access and functional needs checks into an emergency shelter [Photo Credit: CURBED San Francisco]

After completing this training, course graduates will:

  • Understand what the term PAFN means​
  • Understand different types of AFN​
  • Understand and identify the needs of PAFN​
  • Learn etiquette techniques to provide a safe and secure environment for everyone at an Emergency Respite Center