Bio Marcella Maguire, Ph.D., has recently joined the CSH team as the Director for Health Systems Integration, bringing expertise in braiding funding to help communities increase supportive housing capacity. Prior to joining, CSH she was with City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health. Her team was responsible for planning and implementation for Behavioral Health services for people experiencing homelessness and needing residential care. Highlights of city initiatives include bringing the Housing First model of programs to Philadelphia and development of a performance management system for street outreach services. Most rewarding has been design and initial implementation of a variety of supportive housing financing models including braiding funding from a Medicaid Managed Care Organization and the local Housing Authority to expand supportive housing capacity.
Location Philadelphia, PA