East Central Homeless Connect

During the 2018 Point-In-Time Count, the Balance of State will partner 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.

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Vendors interested in booth placement at the event can find register here:

REGISTRATION LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/FYsnZkQygumUUVNs1

Vendors can also also download a paper registration form here:

DOWNLOAD PDF: East Central HC – Paper Vendor Registration Form

Screenshot 2017-09-29 14.10.51Event Flyer

If you would like to spread the word about this event to others, download a printable flyer to distribute:

DOWNLOAD: East Central Homeless Connect Flyer

Press Release

If you would like to spread the word about this event to others, download a press release to distribute:

DOWNLOAD:  East Central Project Connect Press Release

Event Information

Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

Time: 10 AM to 1 PM

Location: Multi-County Community Service Agency (2906 St. Paul Street, Meridian, MS)

For more information, please contact Leslie Payne (carelodge@bellsouth.net), Marci Ann Reynolds (mbigelow@multicountycsa.org), or Reginald Glenn (rglenn@msbos.org).

DEADLINE: Please register by Friday, December 15th, 2017.

Logistics: Set up will last from 9am-10am on the day of the event. The event will begin 10am and will end promptly at 1pm on January 26th.

Transportation Information

Transportation for this event will be provided by Northcrest Baptist Church’s Love Out Loud Ministry and Multi-County CSA on the day of the event starting at 9:15am. Local pick-up and drop-off points include:

  • Intersection of 5th St. and Hwy. 11
  • LOVE’s Kitchen
  • Feed by Faith
  • Wal-Mart (2nd St.)
  • ASLANe’s Mission (North Hills)

This event is sponsored by the social services agencies of the East Central MS Homeless Coalition. This coalition is a regional extension of the Mississippi Balance of State Continuum of Care. For questions about the event, call Marci Ann Reynolds at (601) 482-1140 or Leslie Payne at (601) 482-8719.