March 2019 Public Meeting Minutes

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

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…

THN Visits Homeless Coalition

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…

Summer BBQ – Salvation Army

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…