Northeast Florida CoC | February 2019
Homelessness News: Love Gives
Jacksonville's Urban Rest Stop provides daytime haven,...

For three years Allan Harmala lived in his car.Finding a place to take a free shower or wash a load of laundry was a rare gift in those days, he said.

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Increased funding for Homeless Services

The Northeast Florida Continuum of Care (CoC) received a funding increase!

All renewal grants submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) were renewed and Hubbard House received a domestic violence bonus grant in the amount of $496,014, which represents a $177,000 increase from last year's funding. 

We are pleased that the additional funds will help to rapidly rehouse families impacted by domestic violence.

But we are steadfast in our determination and continue to seek support for our youth/young adults that are experiencing homelessness.

Together, we can changing homelessness!

Thoughts From a Board Member

Did you participate in the Point-In-Time Count? If yes, then you'll likely agree with our Board Member, Brad Russell and the recount of his first-time experience.

Like many first-timers, stereotypes were shattered.

If you haven't been out on a count, we have other opportunities to join us. Stay tuned.

If you have a PIT story you'd like to share, let us know .
Do you HMIS?
The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) fulfills the data collection requirements of HUD and other funding partners.

So what's the big deal?

The benefit of a centralized collection process removes the need to consolidate data stored in multiple locations allowing for end-user, real-time access.

This increased accessibility helps individual member agencies make better data-driven program improvements, and the community identify trends and service needs.

If you're not HMISing, YOU should be.
Join Today! Be a CoC Member
The Northeast Florida Continuum of Care began as a grassroots effort with passionate, community and religious leaders guiding the way. And we've made substantial progress.

What does it take to affect change? Driven and determined stakeholders like YOU!

If you care about homelessness and want to be a part of the solution, please join us.

The general membership meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall at 225 East Duval Street, 8:30 to 10:00 am. Our next meeting is March 14th.

You can learn more about CoC Membership here .
We Know YOU know - Knowledge is Power
Member training…

On March 1st, join us for the monthly HMIS New User and HMIS Report training.
  • HMIS New User is 9 am - 12 pm
  • Report training is 1 - 3 pm 

Please email the HMIS Team for more information.
Help is on the Way!
Client programs | training | workforce opportunities...
Have you heard of Project Safe Horizon?

It's a new program that works with clients that are at risk for or already experiencing homelessness due to substance abuse and/or mental illness.

Currently, they are accepting clients into the program.

Want to learn more?

Case Manager with Project Safe Horizon at Community Rehab Center
A re you interested in the Veterans Reintegration Program?
  • Walk-ins accepted
  • Monday-Friday, 8 to 4:30 pm
  • 117 West Duval Street (City Hall) Suite 175
  • For more info call
  • 904.630.3680
The Best Way to Show We Care - Be There!
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Don't Miss the General Membership Meeting, March 14th!
225 East Duval Street,
First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall
Northeast Florida CoC