The Homeless Coalition consists of representatives from organizations which serve homeless and near homelesss clients. Participating agencies include: State, County and City government, nonprofits, banks, housing developers, neighborhood associations, businesses, foundations and homeless/formerly homeless persons. Urban Development Department staff provide facilitation and support.
The Homeless Coalition develops and produces an annual application for homeless funding from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department. The application, or Exhibit 1 (111K PDF), provides a snapshot of homeless services in Lincoln. It includes:
- a Point-in-Time Count which estimates the number and characteristics of Lincoln's homeless population
- an inventory of emergency, transitional, and permanent housing
- an inventory of available housing services
- strategies and goals to address homelessness in Lincoln.
Meetings are held 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Friday of each month, at Northbridge Community Center - Cedars, 1533 N. 27th Street. For more infomation, call 402-441-7856 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.