Every two years we organise a World Homeshare Congress to bring homeshare practitioners, policy makers and researchers together to share ideas, learn from each other and establish links. These meetings are particularly helpful for new programmes – and have even inspired people to set up a programme where none existed before.
The papers from these congresses can be found on our website and make up a valuable resource for anyone wanting to know how to set up or manage a programme, how to evaluate programmes and much more. So far we’ve hosted five congresses: Paris (2009), Cologne (2011), Oxford (2013), Melbourne (2015) and Madrid (2017).
The next congress 2019
At our Spanish congress the giant globe was handed on to our Belgian colleagues from 1 Toit 2 Ages who will host the Sixth World Homeshare Congress in Brussels on 21 and 22 March 2019. Save the date and read more about the plans!
Click on the links below to read about earlier congresses and link to the papers given:
We’re very grateful to the charities, companies, academic bodies and government agencies that have supported our congresses:
Madrid City Council (Ayuntamiento de Madrid): www.madrid.es
VIR Laboratorios: www.vir.es
The Australia Institute: www.tai.org.au
Carew Counsel Solicitors: www.carewcounsel.com.au
Commonwealth and Victorian Governments: www.vic.gov.au
Community Connections Homeshare: www.comcons.org.au
COTA Victoria: www.cotavic.org.au
LIME Management Group: www.limegroup.net.au
Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation: www.lmcf.org.au
Spectrum mrc: www.spectrumvic.org.au
Building and Social Housing Foundation: www.bshf.org
Ensemble2générations Foundation: www.ensemble2generations.fr
GB Sasakawa Foundation: www.gbsf.org.uk
Housing LIN: www.housinglin.org.uk
Joseph Rowntree Foundation: www.jrf.org.uk
Methodist Homes: www.mha.org.uk
Oxfordshire County Council: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Shared Lives Plus: www.sharedlivesplus.org.uk
City of Cologne: www.stadt-koeln.de
University of Cologne, Bruderhaus Diakonie: www.bruderhausdiakonie.de
Elderly Accommodation Counsel (UK): www.eac.org.uk
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