Project Homeless Connect


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Project Homeless Connect matches clients with volunteers in a one-of-a-kind partnership to assist chronically homeless adults connect to as many on-site services as possible in one day. To do this more than 40 service providers move their operations to a single location for a day, providing dedicated healthcare, dental and vision screenings, mental health interviews, case management, social security applications, identification services, employment resources (including for veterans), shelter and housing assessments, and much more. Volunteers are trained to assist clients navigate the array of services based upon priorities established by the client. The goal for the event, and its high level of volunteer involvement, is to eliminate some of the barriers people experience as they seek to access the very services that might help them start the return journey to stable lives.

Thank you to everyone who came out and made 2016 Project Homeless Connect a Success. Together we improved the lives of 567 individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness in our community. 

The 2017 PHC will be held on Tuesday November 14th!


Support This Work

Project Homeless Connect would not be possible without our wonderful volunteers, sponsors, and service provider partners who understand the impact this event has on our most vulnerable neighbors. That being said, there are still numerous ways to get involved in the event! Homeward is always in need of funding to off-set the cost of lunch, donations of snacks and breakfast items for volunteer training, use of equipment such as laptops and printers, toiletry items, services such as photography and data-entry, and more. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on how you can support this important community event.

Connecting Compassion to Solutions: Project Homeless Connect

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