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THN and Partners Release Statement on Homelessness in Texas

September 4, 2019 For Immediate Release THN and Partners Release Statement on Homelessness in Texas Texas Homeless Network (THN), along with partners across the state, is releasing this statement in response to recent comments in the press by Texas political leaders regarding homelessness. We appreciate the attention our leaders are bringing to this issue. Awareness Read More »

Meet THN Team Member Mollie Lund

Mollie Lund joined THN as the ESG & SSVF Performance Coordinator in November of 2018. Mollie supports Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program recipients and sub-recipients and Supportive Service for Veterans Families (SSVF) recipients in the Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care. Mollie evaluates outcomes of ESG-funded and SSVF-funded projects and provides technical assistance, education Read More »

The Criminalization of Homelessness across the Texas Balance of State

By: Jen Beardsley The Texas Balance of State encompasses a huge swath of an already enormous state – 215 counties, or roughly 60 percent of Texas’ population. Though this region and its area and population are diverse, all communities share the burden of affordable housing shortages and operating homelessness resources on shoestring budgets. They’re also Read More »

Meet Team Member Mary Rychlik Stahlke, LMSW

Mary serves as the Continuum of Care Manager. She conducts CoC planning and operations activities to strategically prevent and end homelessness. Mary ensures the CoC is operating according to its governance structure, policies, and procedures; supports the CoC Board; and coordinates the CoC efforts with other programs, funding streams, and community planning efforts. Mary has expertise in Read More »

Meet THN Team Member Kyra Henderson

Kyra Henderson is the Data Coordinator for the Texas Balance of State CoC. She is charged with organizing and executing the Annual Point-in-Time Count and Housing Inventory Count along with responding to data requests and creating data visualizations.  Kyra is originally from Littleton, Colorado and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Colorado State University. Read More »

Advocacy as the foundation and future of ending homelessness

Advocacy means the opportunity to cultivate conversations in intentional and meaningful ways. Through advocacy, we can engage in policymaking, promote community equity work, and critically analyze the ways in which we can create a better and more just country. As THN’s Statewide Initiatives Coordinator, I have a direct role with THN Advocates in ensuring that Read More »

Homeless Advocacy Day 2019

By David Aguilar, Statewide Initiatives Program Assistant We are thrilled with the success of our largest Homeless Awareness Day (HAD) in the history of Texas Homeless Network (THN). Last week, THN hosted our Advocacy Day to end homelessness with over 100 participants, doubling our record from last Session in 2017. From morning to late afternoon, constituents from Read More »

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