Monthly Meeting of
Coalition for Homeless People With A Mental Illness
3:30 to 5 PM
First Presbyterian Church
16th Street at Peachtree Street
limited parking is available in the fenced parking lot in back of church off the Arts Center Way street. Commercial parking in front of and across Peachtree Street from the church is also available which you enter from 16th Street. Parking in this parking deck is free if you get your ticket stamped at the church security desk
Note: Please try to arrive promptly at 3:30 because our speaker must leave at 4:15 and we want to allow her enough time to speak and answer questions.
Associate Director, Mental Health Program
The Carter Center
will discuss the Carter Centers' draft report titled
"Building a Vision for Community Services for Children, Adolescents and Adults with Behavioral Health Disorders in Georgia"
and how it relates to our homeless men, women and children
As associate director, Lei Ellingson assists the director in developing, planning, and implementing Mental Health Program activities, including the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, and the Rosalynn Carter Georgia Mental Health Forum. She also serves on the board of directors for Mental Health America of Georgia and acts as the liaison between the Mental Health Program and state organizations. Previously, Ms. Ellingson worked in the field of special education. She received an M.P.P. from Duke University, an M.S.S.E. from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.