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HPRP Report and Community Meeting

*A 20/20 Vision Sharing Opportunity* CHIP announces the release of the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP) report.  The report presents data from the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) in Indy on 2,477 adults and children served in the HPRP implemented from 2009 – 2012. This program demonstrated a high rate of permanent housing […]

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Annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service

Thank you to all who attended the Annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service. A special thank you to Christ Church Cathedral for hosting the service and providing words guidance and musical compositions, First Samuel Baptist Church for donating the wonderful lunch following the service, and for all volunteers and participants in the service. We had over 200 […]

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Celebration Wrap-up

We are thankful to all of our wonderful donors who made the 2015 CHIP Celebration a huge success, exceeding fundraising and attendance goals! Click here for a full list of sponsors. Mayoral candidates Chuck Brewer and Joe Hogsett joined us for a discussion on what they would do if elected Mayor of Indianapolis. Missed the […]

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Know Outlets Quarter 2 Report

Your support of the Know Outlets campaign continues to provide direct services for clients through the Professional Blended Outreach Team. During the second quarter of 2015, Know Outlets helped 21 households comprised of 7 children, 27 adults, and 3 seniors.  These individuals overcame barriers to housing through rental assistance, utility arrears, relocation, transportation, substance abuse […]

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CHIP announces new Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) is pleased to announce that Alan Witchey has been chosen as CHIP’s new Executive Director. After an exhaustive search, reviewing more than 300 resumes and conducting several rounds of interviews, the Board’s Search Committee—Karin Thornburg, Midtown Mental Health; Mark Buckingham, Hearts and […]

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“A Day In The Life” – Poverty Simulation Event

When: Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m. Where: Indianapolis City Market, Indianapolis, IN 46204 What: Join the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP), Indianapolis City Market and Sun King Brewery for a fun and informative night to provide services for Indy’s homeless through Know Outlets. The night will consist of a brief poverty simulation […]

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2015-2019 Consolidated Plan: Available for Review and Comment

The draft of the Indianapolis 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan component of Plan 2020 is now available for review and public comment. Comments are accepted until November 24, 2014 by emailing alicia.vaughn@sbcglobal.net. The link below has drafts for all three HUD plans – the Consolidated Plan, the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, and the 2015 Action […]

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week – IUPUI Activities

Highlighted Activity: Homelessness Experience What: A participant is placed in the shoes of an individual experiencing homelessness. The participant must face the struggles of not having permanent housing. When: Wednesday, November 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Campus Center, Room 409 For more information on the above event and a list of events, visit the website: https://sites.google.com/site/hungerhomelessness/home/calendar

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Profile of Indianapolis Continuum of Care

The link below is a data profile for the 2013 Indianapolis Continuum of Care. The profile showcases the award types and housing inventory, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). CoC_Dash_CoC_IN-503-2013_IN_2013 (.pdf)* *Release: October 6, 2014 For more information, visit www.indycoc.org.

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Winter Contingency Plan 2014-2015

Winter Contingency Plan 2014 – 2015 Please scroll down or click the above link to read the 2014-15 Winter Contingency Plan

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