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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

Hunger Hotline

OBTAIN FREE FOOD HELP NEAR YOU OR PROVIDE FOOD REFERRALS Do you need food or are you a social service agency that wants to refer your clients to food? Anyone in the United States can call for FREE: 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE between 8AM and 8PM Eastern Time Download the Hunger Hotline Service Providers: If you … Continue reading Hunger Hotline

Summer Service Hours

Assistance is available as summer heat quickly rises to the triple digits. Water, cooling stations, and shelter are available for those who need a place to escape the extreme heat. Monsignor King Outreach Center - 300 S. Woodrow Ln., Denton, TX 76205 (940) 391-1919 Shelter open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night. Dinner is served Tuesday … Continue reading Summer Service Hours

Homeless In a Day: A Snapshot of Homelessness in Denton County

On May 12, 2017, the Denton County Homeless Coalition released the results of the 2017 Point-In-Time Count conducted in January. The analysis and data reports are available online for review. Event in Pictures - Reports If you would like to read more about the event, check out the Denton Record Chronicle's story, http://www.dentonrc.com/news/news/2017/05/13/point-time-count-results-show-increase-homeless-children and the Dentonite's feature, http://www.thedentonite.com/blog/a-snapshot-of-homelessness-in-denton-county. … Continue reading Homeless In a Day: A Snapshot of Homelessness in Denton County