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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

Filling in the Gaps with Dignity

As kids start their trek back to school this month, it's a great time to be reminded that some of these kids are facing homelessness and we have a chance to serve, to fill that "gap with dignity....showing these students the love and hope there is in the world." Quietly or not, you too can … Continue reading Filling in the Gaps with Dignity

A Profile of Early Childhood Homelessness in Texas

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness shared the HHS Updated Profiles Report on Early Childhood Homelessness By State  View the Early Childhood Homelessness in Texas below for "a snapshot of early childhood homelessness in Texas using 2014-2015 data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Departments of Education, Housing and Urban Development, and Health and Human … Continue reading A Profile of Early Childhood Homelessness in Texas

Veterans Forum and Town Hall – July 25, 2017

Veterans Forum and Town Hall - July 25, 2017 6:00pm The Denton County Veterans Coalition is sponsoring a Community Veterans Engagement Forum and Town Hall on 25 July at 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion Building 2501 Spencer Rd Denton, TX 76205 . This will be an opportunity to have Veterans in the County tell … Continue reading Veterans Forum and Town Hall – July 25, 2017