Emergency Food and Shelter Program, Phase 39 and ARPA-R

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The Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board has selected Charlotte County to receive $29,028 in Phase 39 and $89,317 in Phase ARPA-R to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county and are not intended as the primary or reoccurring source of funding. This program is administered locally by the Gulf Coast Partnership.

Community Plan to End Youth Homelessness

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In Charlotte County, we have come together to support youth experiencing homelessness. We will achieve this through defining and improving our support systems for youth experiencing homelessness. Ultimately, we want youth experiencing homelessness to be safe with stable housing as quickly as possible.

The Charlotte County Continuum of Care (CoC) was one of only 33 communities awarded Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (YHDP) funding in 2021. The entire allocation is $1,130,108 to be used for YHDP over a two-year period. The Coordinated Community Plan (CCP) to End Youth Homelessness outlines the background of the uses of these funds to help youth experiencing homelessness in Charlotte County.

Project Expansion will assist Homeless Families with Schoolchildren obtain Housing in Charlotte County

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The Gulf Coast Partnership is expanding its successful Charlotte County Homeless Families project to improve the effectiveness of the homeless response system and assist families with school-age children experiencing a housing crisis in Charlotte County. This expansion has recently been supported by a $35,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation, made possible through the Miriam P. Raines Charitable Fund at Gulf Coast.