Project Homeless Connect (PHC) events are designed as “one-stop, one-day” community events for individuals who are at risk of becoming homeless or are already homeless. The events are collaborations of local Continuum of Care bodies, community partners and volunteers working to bring together community resources that can support individuals and families in times of economic hardship. Events are tailored to the needs of local individuals and resources available range from direct connections to social service providers to free goods and services, health screenings, assistance with employment or foreclosures, drug and alcohol counseling, haircuts and massages. Project Connect events vary in size and resources in each community, but share a common goal to help remedy homelessness and economic hardships of their neighbors.
To learn more about the project and view the schedule for upcoming events click here to visit the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness Website.
September’s events include:
Chippewa Project Homeless Connect on September 24th in Sault Saint Marie
Isabella Project Homeless Connect on September 26th in Sanilac
ACMH’s website will post flyers about individual event as we receive them.
Project Homeless Connect is part of a national initiative that supports events coordinated through local homeless coalitions. In Michigan Project Homeless Connect is supported by the Michigan Supportive Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) who will be hosting local events across Michigan in partnership with local agencies designed to connect homeless and at-risk individuals with necessary services in one convenient location.