Emergency shelters play a critical role in a community’s homelessness response system: they provide an immediate place to stay while people reconnect with housing. Shelters work best when people can enter and exit rapidly, with an appropriate level of services for their needs.
MUTEH Inc. is excited to announce this year's Rapid ReHousing Institute! This event will feature sessions from multiple guest speakers centering around the work of identifying, engaging, and housing our State's vulnerable populations. The Institute will be an event you don't want to miss!
Ending family homelessness is not the responsibility of one program or system or agency—it’s the responsibility of every program, every service, every agency that touches the lives of our most vulnerable families.
Matthew Doherty, Executive Director of the USICH, delivered these remarks at the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness in Los Angeles on March 3, 2018.
Care Lodge will be hosting their 24th Annual Domestic Violence Conference on August 16th - 17th. The event will be held at the MSU Riley Center (2200 5th Street, Meridian, MS 39301)
There are two ways to submit your initial survey data to the MS Balance of State CoC:
For Volunteers: Here's information on how refer homeless individuals with special needs. See the message below for details.
The Mississippi Balance of State CoC (BoS), a group whose membership includes the majority of homeless service providers in Mississippi, plans to conduct a homeless census – also known as a Point in Time Count (PIT) - on January 22-26, 2018. The BoS’s target area includes all the state, excluding the Jackson Urbanized area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
We are a month away from conducting the PIT Count for the Balance-of-State! As the time nears, the BoS wants to adequately supply all volunteers with sufficient resources to Count.
Homelessness crept up in the U.S., especially among individuals with long-term disabling conditions according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).