Built for Zero Learning Session: Veteran Homelessness
Close to 100 community stakeholders and service providers came together last Friday to collaborate and reinvigorate the goal to hit functional zero for Veteran homelessness this year. Shawn Liu of the Department of Veteran Affairs and K.O. Campbell of Community Solutions facilitated the session. We look forward to working together to reach this goal.
Jacksonville's Changing Homelessness Goes After Federal...

Changing Homelessness hopes the "third time's the charm" when it comes to getting a federal grant to help homeless young people on the First Coast. The head of the Jacksonville-based safety net organization, Dawn Gilman, said more than a hundred...

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The Northeast Continuum of Care is preparing to submit an application for funding for the final round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. If granted, funding would help to fill gaps in our community's system of care for those experiencing homelessness between the ages of 18 and 24. Applications are due May 15th.
Rent Continues to Rise
Jacksonville's Average Rent Rises 6.3% In Just One Year

If you've seen a sizable rent increase recently, you've got plenty of company. Monthly statistics show Jacksonville's average rent continues to steadily rise. RENTCafé reported the average rent rose $64 per month over the past year. RENTCafé...

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The data reflects what many service providers and community members have been experiencing and hearing anecdotally.
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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.

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 May 9th.

You can learn more about CoC Membership here.
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