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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2018 Homeless Point-in-Time Count Survey Needs Volunteers

The Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership, in collaboration with the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Broward Sheriff's Office, and Nova Southeastern University, is seeking 400 Volunteers to assist the Homeless Continuum of Care with the collection of data for the 2018 Homeless Point-in-Time Count Survey and Built for Zero 2018 Registry Week beginning on Tuesday night, January 23rd, through Wednesday, January 24th. In addition, a youth event that focuses on the homeless youth count will take place at Delevoe Park on Saturday, January 27th. Get involved!​ More...

Volunteers Needed to Help Prepare Kits for the Homeless

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month and a great time to give back to those in our community who need it most. The Homeless Initiative Partnership (HIP), the Continuum of Care Board and stakeholder partners who are working to end homelessness in Broward, invite you to help prepare kits for the homeless that include socks, toiletries, bus passes and more. For more information, contact Rebecca McGuire at 954-357-8078. Within the next few weeks, HIP will be looking for additional volunteers to participate in the Annual Point-In-Time Count. Don’t miss this meaningful opportunity to help your neighbors and make a difference.

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...