Project Homeless and Family Connect is an annual event that connects individuals and families to free services such as medical care, social services, mental health services, veterans services, housing information, and quality of life services such as haircuts. More than 80 local service providers attended the event in 2020. Project Homeless and Family Connect and has become an effective, organized effort to coordinate services and best assist people who are dealing with poverty and homelessness. Project Homeless and Family Connect is a nation-wide best practice and is currently held in more than 200 communities around the world each year.
WHAT WE NEED
We are currently seeking donations of warm clothing (hats, gloves, scarves, socks, coats) to give away to people in need at this year's event. Donations can be taken to one of our St. Vincent's Thrift stores or donation drop-off centers. Make sure you tell the attendant that it's for Project Homeless and Family Connect. Click herefor a list of our donation drop-off centers.
The following local organizations and businesses participated in our 12th annual Project Homeless Connect. We are so thankful for each and every one of you! What a great community!
ACLU of Nevada, ACTIONN, Anthem BCBS (Medicaid), Bristlecone Family Resources, Care Chest of Sierra Nevada, Catholic Charities/Casa De Vida, Catholic Charities/Crossroads, Catholic Charities/Immigration, Catholic Charities/Resource Hub, Children in Transition Program & Family Resource Center, City of Reno/Housing, Communities in Schools, Community Health Alliance, Crisis Support Services of Nevada, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Veteran Affairs, DETR - JobConnect/Day Labor Office, DETR - Vocational Rehabilitation, Division of Health Care Financing and Policy, Domestic Violence Resource Center, Downtown Reno Partnership/Reno Ambassadors, Empowerment CenterExpress Employment Professionals, Feeding Pets of the Homeless, Food Bank of Northern Nevada, Foundation for Recovery, Health Plan of Nevada, Immunize Nevada, Individual, Liberty Dental Plan, Nevada 211, Nevada Census 2020, Nevada Department of Veteran Services, Nevada Divison of Welfare and Support Services, Nevada Health Centers, Mammovan, Nevada Legal Services, Nevada Urban Indians, INC.Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living, Northern Nevada HOPES, Note-Able Music Therapy Services, NVHousingSearch.org/Nevada Housing Division, Reno Bike Project, Reno Housing Authority, Reno Justice Court, Reno Municipal Court, Dept. 3, Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission, Ridge HouseSafe Embrace, Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center, Sierra Regional Center, SilverSummit Health PlanSocial Security Administration, Starbucks Roasting Plant, Sysco Foods, The Children's Cabinet, The Life Change Center, The Salvation Army The Service Companies, Truckee Meadows Community College, Tu Casa Latina, United States Attorney's Office, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, UNR Early Head Start, UNR Sanford Center for Aging, Veterans Association, Veterans Resource Centers of America, Village on Sage Street, Vitality Veterans Housing Program-GPD, Volunteers of America/Restart, Volunteers of America/Shelter, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County Health District - Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Washoe County Human Services Agency MOST Team, Washoe County Law Library, Self Help Center, and Protection Order Help Center, Washoe County Library System, Well Care Behavioral and Medical Clinic, Well Care Community Triage Center, Women and Children's Center of the Sierra (WACCS)
For additional details, or to volunteer, please contact Lisa Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-322-7073, ext. 235.