Here is how you can help someone experiencing homelessness in Denton County. United Way of Denton County has received a $7,500 match donation from a local philanthropist for our Barriers Fund. For every dollar you donate to our Barriers Fund, our donor will match your donation, up to $7,500. Give online to the Barriers Fund today at https://www.paypal.com/donate/… … Continue reading A quick easy way help people experiencing homelessness get housed. Give to the barriers fund today!
A citizen task force organized in 2015 by Mayor Chris Watts, explored resources and activities that could improve and expand housing solutions for the homeless in Denton. The goal of the task force was to produce a plan for coordinated community–wide efforts to address homelessness. Simply put, the group developed a plan of support to … Continue reading Housing the Homeless
The purpose of the Denton County Homeless Coalition is to serve as a catalyst for developing and providing needed services to those individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the county. To carry out this task most effectively, the Coalition, consisting of representatives from housing and social service providers (both … Continue reading Why we exist
__________ 2018 Holiday Program and Events Calendar As the Holidays approach, we are working on the 2018 Holiday Program and Events Calendar, a composite list of all holiday meals, volunteering and giving opportunities in Denton County. If you know of an event or have one scheduled please forward the date and information to by October … Continue reading DCHC News and Announcements 9/27
There is a new National Mulit-Sector Housing Campaign, Opportunity Starts at Home, bringing together new voices to meet the housing needs of America's low-income people. Today's feature is not a single research tool but a collection of sector housing fact-sheets, action tools, and this webinar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPqJaQD2gWY
For many police departments, the response to homelessness is one of the most important issues they face on a daily basis. In many ways, the nature of homelessness has not changed much in 25 years. It just seems to have become more severe. What has changed is how police and sheriffs’ departments see the issue … Continue reading #ResearchSeries – The Police Response to Homelessness: Problem-Solving, Innovation, and Partnerships