East Central Regional Coalition

This meeting will serve as an opportunity for service organizations in East Central Mississippi to gather and explore ideas centered around the establishment of purpose, goals, and objectives for their region.

Coalition Meeting Schedule

All meetings for the East Central Coalition are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10am. Meetings are hosted at Multi-County Community Service Agency (2906 St. Paul Street, Meridian, MS 39301).

2019 East Central Coalition Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATEAGENCY LOCATIONAGENCY ADDRESSAGENCY REPORT
January 8thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301To Be Determined
February 11thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301Catholic Charities SSVF
March 12thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301MS Department of Health
April 9thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301ASLANe's Mission
May 14thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301Multi-County Community Service Agency
No Coalition Meetings in June
July 9thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301To Be Determined
August 13thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301Wesley House
September 10thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301Care Lodge
October 8thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301USM-IDS
Rise Above Poverty (RAP)
November 12thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301Oak Arbor SSVF
December 10thMulti-County Community Service Agency2906 St. Paul St., Meridian, MS 39301To Be Determined

For more information about this regional meeting, contact East Central Regional Chair Leslie Payne (carelodge@bellsouth.net). To be added to the mailing list for this coalition, click here.

Meeting Minutes

2015: JAN | FEB | APR | MAY | JUL | AUG | SEP | NOV | DEC

2016: JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

2017: JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

2018:  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

2019:  JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

Coalition Outreach Teams

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The CoC’s East Central Homeless Outreach Team meets monthly to canvassing the homeless community throughout East Central MS. The largest homeless concentration for the region is centered in and around Meridian, MS.

Outreach Team Logistics

  • The team does outreach for approximately 2 hours.
  • Please dress comfortably for outreach. Jeans, boots/sneakers, jacket/coats, and gloves are appropriate attire for the occasion.
  • Please bring all necessary items needed for identification and communication (clipboard, forms, cards, cell phone, etc.).
  • If you are not able to attend the duration of outreach, please come as much as time will allow.

East Central Homeless Connect

homeless-connect-logo-full-grn-02B01B.fwDuring the Point-In-Time Count, the Balance of State partners with advocates of the East Central Homeless Coalition to offer the East Central Homeless Connect to the homeless community in Meridian, MS.

During this event, homeless participants will be able to meet with various agencies serving the homeless population, receive a meal and take a wellness bag full of daily necessity items. Vendors will range from health and wellness, housing, and support services.

For information about this event visit: msbos.org/eastcentralhc