Homeless Services
Homeless Initiative Partnership

If you are experiencing homelessness, please call (954) 563-4357 to initiate assessment for homeless services.

HIP Section

Homeless Initiative Partnership Section (HIP) is the designated Lead Agency for the Broward County Homeless Continuum of Care (Coc) Board as well as the CoC’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). HIP serves as staff to the Continuum of Care (CoC) Board, the County’s focal point for planning and coordinating services homeless families and individuals.

HIP provides support to the Homeless Providers and Stakeholders Council and is responsible for carrying out the CoC Board’s responsibilities designated as the Local Coalition by the State of Florida. More...

 

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VolunteerFilling Out A FormVolunteers Needed for Point-in-Time Count

Broward's Homeless Initiative Partnership, in collaboration with the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Broward Sheriff's Office, 211, Nova Southeastern University and Hands on Broward, will begin the collection of data for the 2017 Homeless Point-In-Time Count Survey and Built for Zero 2017 Initiative Registry Week from the night of Tuesday, January 24th through Thursday, January 26, 2017. Volunteers interested in participating should contact Shira Fowlkes at pitvolunteers@brhpc.org for additional information or to register. More

New Landlord Recruitment Initiative Underway

Broward County’s Homeless Initiative Partnership has announced the implementation of a new Landlord Recruitment Initiative. This unique initiative matches Broward County landlords who have homes to rent, with individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Rent is guaranteed by local government, state and federally funded programs is implemented locally through Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Broward Outreach Center and members of the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership. More...

"A Way Home" Homeless Initiative Awarded $437,000

The Florida Department of Children and Families' Office of Homelessness completed its annual State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG"), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ("TANF") Prevention Assistance, Challenge Grant awards for Fiscal Year 2017. Broward County's "A Way Home" Continuum of Care has been awarded $200,000 in ESG funds; $31,500 in TANF Prevention funds; and $205,500 in Challenge Grant funds for a total of $437,000 in new funding to our community. More…