My name is Hank Lobb and I am the Master Housing Navigator, MHN for Region 2. The Master Housing Navigator position was created by the NY Alliance through the Statewide and Regional Housing Collaborative Grant awarded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, DDPC. The Master Housing Navigator position has three main objectives:
1) Education of opportunities and resources
2) Assistance with the Regional Housing Collaborative Meetings
3) Housing Pilot - Assist three individuals each year over the term of the grant (9 total) to help create a non-certified lving opportunity.
In addition to my role as the MHN in Region 2, I am also one of the Assistant Directors of Community Services in charge of or Alternative Living Department at Springbrook. In this postion, I assist individuals and their teams to navigate the different funding and service resources to help create a less restrictive living opportunity. If interested in learning more, please do not hesitate to contact me.