The Concho Valley Homeless Planning Coalition had its monthly public meeting on March 13, 2019, at the City Hall East Mezzanine downtown. Our next meeting is on April 10, 2019, at 9:00 AM. Highlights from the meeting include: Guest speaker Chief Frank Cater talked about the “homeless issue from a police officer’s perspective.” Did you
Sleep and Homelessness A good sleep environment requires darkness and quiet. Both are hard to come by when you’re staying in a homeless shelter or sleeping on the street surrounded by varied noise from cars, building noises, and other people. Sleep is an overlooked issue for homeless people. There are resources, albeit insufficient, for food, shelter, and
Texas Homeless Network’s CoC Manager, Mary Rychlik, LMSW, and Jen Beardsley, THN’s Coordination & Engagement VISTA volunteer shared a lot of very interesting information about our 2018 Point in Time Count at the December 2018 homeless coalition meeting. They also provided excellent guidance on how agencies can use the data to make better-informed decisions about homeless issues in the
On July 10th, SACNAP is hosting a summer BBQ at The Salvation Army located at 122 W. 2nd Street in San Angelo. We encourage all homeless coalition member organizations to set up a table, games, whatever suits your agency at the BBQ and talk to shelter residents about your products and services. If you set
Project ID Grant Approval Members – Happy to announce that the Coalition has been awarded a $6K grant for project ID. The funds will allows us to help the homeless get identification and other documents needed to get services. If you have any questions call Stephanie at Galilee CDC 655-6700. Stephanie is the project manager.