Mayor Joe Hogsett announced that Central Christian Church can provide shelter for up to 50 men every night during January - March 2018.
The Indianapolis Continuum of Care and the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention
and Prevention (CHIP) launched the first ever Indianapolis Coordinated Community Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness for Youth and Young Adults (YYA). The plan, which as created in collaboration with the Homeless Youth Task Force and Youth Action Board includes an assessment, plan, philosophies and models that will bring the community together to act and end YYA homelessness in Indianapolis by July 1, 2022.
The Indianapolis Continuum of Care and CHIP unveiled the Indianapolis Community Plan to End Homelessness 2018 - 2023, a five-year plan that includes a set of long-term solutions providing the types of systemic reforms necessary to take a truly collaborative approach to end homelessness in our community and serve as a catalyst to developing real solutions for this urgent need.
CHIP held the Summer Solstice Jubilation on Thursday, June 21 at Central Library to celebrate the individuals and families in the Indianapolis community who have overcome homelessness in the past year. This inaugural event recognized those who have been housed and thank the community’s service providers who have assisted them on their journey.
Joined by Mayor Joe Hogsett, CHIP released the 2018 results from the annual Indianapolis Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Count conducted on January 24, 2018. The number of homeless individuals counted decreased from 1,783 individuals in 2017 to 1,682 in 2018.
CHIP joined Mayor Joe Hogsett and members of the community to kick off the annual 2018 Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count.