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

IMPORTANT – Affordable Housing Opportunities

Folks can apply for a voucher and move the voucher to Denton County. Ft. Worth - HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHERS - Waiting List Open Now McKinney - PUBLIC HOUSING - Waiting List Opens Monday 11/20 Fort Worth: Click here for link to Fort Worth Housing Solutions (Housing Authority) for details about their waiting list being open … Continue reading IMPORTANT – Affordable Housing Opportunities

2017 Denton County Holiday Volunteer and Donation Opportunities

HOLIDAY CALENDAR If you are looking for Holiday meals, Volunteer Opportunities or Giving programs, check out the 2017 Denton County Holiday Volunteer and Donation Opportunities. 2017 Holiday Programs and Events PDF If you know of an event not listed, post it in the comments.

Steering Committee nominations are now being accepted

If you are interested in joining this work group or would like to nominate someone, please complete the online Nomination Form. Steering Committee is 20 elected seats focusing on the factors that create homelessness and the supports available. Commitment and requirements: Steering committee member term is 2 years. Elections are annual. Chair 1 year term … Continue reading Steering Committee nominations are now being accepted