Chief Program Officer
LA Family Housing
North Hollywood CA UNITED STATES

Kris Freed oversees all LAFH programs including contracts, operations, and a team of 250 service staff. Informed by more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit homeless service sector, she specializes in designing homeless services with an emphasis on coordinating service delivery across multiple systems. Kris leverages her analytical and managerial skills to effectively manage millions of dollars in budget and contractual requirements.

Kris was also integrally involved in the development, implementation and roll-out of the Coordinated Entry System (CES) for Families in Los Angeles and actively sits at several policy tables including the Continuum of Care Board to ensure that we are designing policies that align to the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. Kris often conducts local and national trainings on program design, service delivery, and implementation strategies. She holds a BA in Sociology and a Master’s in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge.