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A quick easy way help people experiencing homelessness get housed. Give to the barriers fund today!

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!

Housing the Homeless

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

Why we exist

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

This Weekend Inclement Weather Transportation to Shelters

Please be advised that there will be a temporary DCTA route in place for this weekend’s inclement weather that will help transport people experiencing homeless to one or more shelters. Please share with your contacts and feel free to print and distribute as needed. FRIDAY 12/07/18 DCTA VAN SCHEDULE Fire Station #5 Our Daily Bread Salvation … Continue reading This Weekend Inclement Weather Transportation to Shelters

Inclement Weather Information for people without access to housing

When measures of extreme temperatures are reached or when other severe weather conditions take place public facilities, service provider locations, and emergency shelters are available for those living without a warm/cool, dry, and safe place to escape the weather extremes. Extreme temperature will be defined as: • Any day when the temperature low is expected … Continue reading Inclement Weather Information for people without access to housing

Denton County Homelessness Data Dashboard is LIVE!

We are pleased to share the new, public-facing Denton County Homelessness Data Dashboard. The dashboard is also available live on the United Way of Denton County (best viewed in Chrome). A downloadable PDF version of the dashboard will be published here on the Coalition's website updated each quarter. This dashboard would not be possible without the countless … Continue reading Denton County Homelessness Data Dashboard is LIVE!