• Homeless Assistance Organizations

There are many local and national resources for homelessness, whether you are looking for help, want to provide help or want to learn more about homelessness in the U.S.  Veteran homelessness resources towards bottom of page. 

Organization​ Name
(linked to website)
Broward 2-1-1 ​Calling 2-1-1 will provide Broward County residents with assistance finding critical social services such as emergency financial assistance, food, shelter, housing, child care, job training placement, relief from abuse, depression, summer/after school programs, healthcare or mental support.
Broward Housing Solutions ​Their mission is provide quality, permanent and affordable housing opportunities to meet the needs of lower income or homeless people with disabilities who also have mental illness.
Broward Outreach Centers ​Comprehensive Homeless Assistance Centers in South Florida
Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Inc. Operates the Broward County Central Homeless Assistance Center on the Huizenga Family Campus. The complex is a 57,000 sq ft 200-bed residential community that serves as an emergency shelter. 
Community Partnerships ​Broward County phone numbers and links for a wide range of needs including homeless assistance. 
Covenant House ​Provides care and vital services to homeless, abandoned, abused, trafficked, and exploited youth.
Florida Coalition for the Homeless ​Committed to putting an end to homelessness and improving the conditions of persons living without shelter.
Florida Department of Children and Families Office of Homelessness ​Coordinates the services of the various state agencies and programs to serve individuals or families who are homeless, or are facing homelessness.  Their Council on Homelessness develops policies and recommendations to reduce homelessness in Florida.
Homelessness Resource Center An​ interactive learning community dedicated to disseminating knowledge and best practices to prevent and end homelessness. It includes providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at Federal, State, and local levels.
​HUD Homelessness Resource Exchange​ ​U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on assisting people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Program guidance is available for use by Federal Agencies, State and local government agencies, Continuum of Care organizations, homeless service providers, TA providers, persons experiencing homelessness, and other stakeholders. 
LifeNet4Families ​Helps families navigate Broward’s continuum of care, referring them to partner agencies that can address more specific needs.
National Alliance to End Homelessness ​Provides data and research to policymakers and elected officials in order to inform policy debates and educate the public and opinion leaders nationwide.
National Center on Family Homelessness ​Conducts research and develops, shares, and implements solutions to end family homelessness.
National Coalition for the Homeless Working towards preventing and ending homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and that their civil rights protected.
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty Working to ​prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.
Pathways to Housing ​Moves people who are homeless and suffer from psychiatric disabilities directly from the streets into apartments of their own, instantly making them part of a community.
Guidebook to Ending Homelessness Public Housing Authorities (PHA) provides guidance and best practices PHAs can use to strengthen their collaborative efforts.


Veteran Homelessness

​Organization​ Name
(linked to website)
Mission United ​Offers Veterans contact information for housing and homelessness assistance along with other veteran related services. 
National Resource Directory ​Connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families/caregivers and those who support them. 
Operation Sacred Trust ​ A collaboration of service providers who serve 1,000 homeless and low-income Veterans in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. 
​​U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Committed to ending homelessness and assisting Veterans in need. Each VA medical center has a homeless coordinator on staff and specific programs that provide Veterans the support they need to establish or maintain safe, stable housing. VA has also established the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (877-4AID-VET, or 877-424-3838), a toll-free hotline available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA medical centers (VAMCs) and community-based outreach clinics.



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