Special Event Details

Washington County Project Homeless Connect - 2012

Dates: 1/26/2012 - 1/27/2012

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On a daily basis in Washington County,  shelters and organizations assist homeless persons with housing, food, and supportive services. Many individuals and families have recently faced difficult  times with the suffering economy and the need for supportive services is at an all-time high.  Project Homeless Connect brings these services together at one event, making them more accessible to individuals and families struggling with homelessness. Without Project Homeless Connect some individuals would not receive critical services, like medical, dental, and vision care, housing guidance, legal services, counseling, and veteran’s services.

Project Homeless Connect in 2011 served over 500 individuals. Hundreds of professional and community volunteers came together to provide the services and support the event. The 6th Annual Project Washington County’s Project Homeless Connect will be on  Friday January 27th, 2012 at Sonrise Church and we need your help as a volunteer!

How can you help?

Join us for an inspiring day of volunteering where you will have the opportunity to reach out and connect with the homeless families in our community and help to provide them with much needed services.

Volunteers will help with client support and assistance, intake, food preparation and serving, activities and other critical services.

Unable to volunteer but still want to give to Washington County Project Homeless Connect? Contact Kim at info@phcwashco.org for other ways of supporting this amazing event.

What are we doing in Washington County?

Connecting homeless persons to services and involving citizens in the work to end homelessness is the goal of Washington County Project Homeless Connect.

Washington County Project Homeless Connect will connect homeless with critical services and resources in a single day. Help will be provided by professionals volunteering their services on-site, as well as other community volunteers who want to lend a hand - this is where you come in!

For more information visit: http://www.phcwashco.org/

What is Project Homeless Connect?

Project Homeless Connect has become a nationwide movement to increase access to services for the homeless and engage the community in finding a solution for homelessness.

For more information on the history on the history of the national model of Project Homeless Connect please visit:  http://www.projecthomelessconnect.com/