Homelessness

Homelessness Awareness Day

2019 Homelessness Awareness Day (HAD) at the Capitol We are busy working with the THN Advocates Committee on finalizing the legislative priorities that we will be sharing with our legislators during HAD.  Homelessness Awareness Day is an opportunity to educate our elected officials on homelessness in Texas and discuss policies that will help make it Read More »

Using Data to Build Better Systems

By Keegan Shepherd, THN Statewide Initiatives VISTA During my year as an AmeriCorps VISTA for Texas Homeless Network, I have worked on statewide initiatives that largely center on one question: How can we use data to better connect people experiencing homelessness in Texas to housing and services? Our main answer to that question has been Read More »

Ways to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

The outpouring of support for communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey reminds us we are never in this alone. Below is a list compiled from various resources of ways you can help out. Hurricane Harvey: How to Donate Safely and Avoid Charity Scams To help homeless service agencies in Corpus Christi: Good Samaritan Rescue Mission an area Read More »

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