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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

School District Homeless Data

Have you seen this making the rounds on Social Media? It's a good way to start a conversation about the variety of homeless information and data. Federal law and state reporting requirements require Texas public school districts to determine the homeless status of every student who enrolls. McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act The intent is to … Continue reading School District Homeless Data

North Texas Giving Day is September 20th!

North Texas Giving Day is September 20th! https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/index.php If you are interested in participating on this day, click here to see if your organization is eligible: https://northtexasgivingday.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004419567-Is-my-nonprofit-eligible-for-North-Texas-Giving-Day- If you are eligible, the Denton County Kick Off meeting is May 31st. Register here: https://www.cftexas.org/2017-kickoff-landing-page

May DCHC Community Update

Updates from the Denton County Homeless Coalition for members and community stakeholders. Barriers Fund The Denton County Barriers Fund is all about opening doors and reducing barriers to stable housing. The fund has three purposes: Client Assistance, Landlord Outreach and Special Projects. The Denton County Barriers Fund is intended as a ‘fund of last resort’, … Continue reading May DCHC Community Update