Commission on Homelessness Media

Commission on Homelessness for Evansville and Vanderburgh County

Homeless Connect of Southwest Indiana Media

Homeless Connect of Southwest Indiana

Homeless Services Council of Southwest Indiana Media

Homeless Services Council of Southwest Indiana

Evansville Conducts Annual One-Day Count of Homeless Population

Evansville Conducts Annual One-Day Count of Homeless Population 1.25.17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 CONTACT:                                                                                                               Commission on Homelessness Timothy Weir – 812.430-6038   Aurora Inc – lead agency Brian Kerney – 812-428-3246   Evansville Conducts Annual One-Day Count of Homeless Population Point-in-Time Count measures sheltered, unsheltered homeless   EVANSVILLE, Ind. […]

USI Presents Recommendations at Commission on Homelessness Meeting

Gayl Killough (left) and USI student Traci Welp present to Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the Commission on Homelessness their findings and recommendations on Evansville’s homelessness Point-in-Time Count. Welp and classmate Jen Sharp (not pictured) performed a detailed analysis of the Point-in-Time Count as part of their capstone course in USI’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) […]

Enlisting Mainstream Resources and Programs to End Homelessness

Federal programs targeted to homelessness are vital, but not sufficient, to achieve the goal of ending homelessness for all Americans. As described in Opening Doors, we must also enlist the larger set of federal, state, and local programs that serve low-income Americans… Read more

Campaign to Restore Temporary Housing Funding Halfway to Goal

After three weeks, Evansville’s homeless-agency fundraising campaign is halfway to its goal of restoring $162,000 in HUD funding recently eliminated for … Read more

National Housing Market Conditions, 1st Quarter 2016

National Housing Market Conditions, 1st Quarter 2016 HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research has released its analysis of the national housing market with first quarter statistics for 2016. The report contains updates on production, marketing, housing performance, homeownership, and affordability, provides comparisons with previous quarters, and places the data in a larger historical context. […]

Evansville homeless agencies request donations after funding cut

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 9:34 a.m. CDT by Jordan Rowe Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke talked about the impact of the funding shift on Monday. (Source: WIKY) Across the country, experts say more than half a million people are homeless on a single day. And here in Evansville, officials have documented at least 2300 instances of […]

2016 Region 8 Community Partner of the Year Award

Gayl Killough, on behalf of Region 8 for the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the recipient of the 2016 Region 8 Community Partner of the Year award.  March is National Social Work Month, and each region in the state chapter during March holds an event to celebrate the social […]

Mayor Winnecke Leads Effort to Replace Funding for Agencies Serving the Homeless

Mayor Winnecke will help lead an effort to raise money to replace federal funding to three agencies that provide temporary housing to the homeless. The funding was lost when the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shifted funding focus to programs that provide permanent housing. The goal is… Read more

Homeless Memorial Service

Community Homeless Memorial Service Please join us and our community partners as we remember those who have passed on while being homeless. Candle Lighting at the Annual Service Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Time: 5:15 p.m. Location: Trinity United Methodist Church 216 SE Third Street, Evansville, IN More Information: 812-428-3246 No RSVP required Homeless […]

Destination: Home Celebration Luncheon December 10, 2015

This is a reminder that our December Commission on Homelessness meeting will be the Destination: Home Celebration Luncheon taking place next Thursday, December 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the CK Newsome Center. We look forward to seeing you there. Please register today by emailing Shayla Osborne at the United Way: In addition, for those […]