Current Events

Please check here for updates from our coalition members, service organization members and Board of Directors!

 
 

Strategic Planning

Our Homeless Coalition Board of Directors has completed a draft of our 2019 Strategic Plan. Please see our draft plan here and contact us with any questions or comments! We would love to have input from our individual members, service member organization members and the community as a whole.

 
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COC Application time!

Our Homeless Coalition Governing Board is hard at work on this year’s Continuum of Care (CoC) grant application for homeless assistance funding! Continuum of Care (CoC) funds are used to operate long-term supportive housing programs and rental assistance programs for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Join us at our September meeting next Thursday to learn more about how Athens-Clarke County uses CoC funds.

Date: September 6th  

Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

Location: Athens-Clarke County Library- Multipurpose Room: B


united way has a new program!

Be on the look out for 2-1-1 PLUS! 2-1-1 PLUS is a way for people in downtown Athens to access 2-1-1 resources even without a phone. We have partnered with our friends at Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens to put a designated phone that anyone can use to connect with 2-1-1. 

Have you ever met someone in need who did not have a cell phone? Tell them about 2-1-1 PLUS at Interfaith Hospitality's Network office in downtown Athens!

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HUD Continuum of care competition

On 01/11/18, HUD announced awards from the FY2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Grant Competition. HUD awarded approximately $2.01 billion to more than 7,300 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S. and Guam. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants will help end homelessness and provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

The Athens-Clarke County Continuum of Care received a total of $729,515 in FY2017 CoC funding. These funds will go towards four permanent supportive housing programs, one rapid rehousing project, and one planning project. For additional information, please follow the link below: