Plan, coordinate, implement, monitor strategies to reduce and end homelessness in Chattanooga, utilizing the strategies outlined in the Homelessness Action Plan, and that accelerate Chattanooga’s and Hamilton County’s response to homelessness.
This approach is guided by the belief that people need basic necessities and a place to live before addressing employment, substance use and mental health issues.
HOW TO HELP
This video explains what to donate and where to drop off.
The dashboard provides information regarding homelessness in both Chattanooga and the 11 surrounding counties for 2019 and 2020. It is maintained by the University of Tennessee Office of Social work Research and Public Service. Data is updated quarterly and is shared through the homeless management information system located at the Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition.
Human Connection, Collaboration, and Compassion
Chattanooga has the power to make a
difference in our community.
On February 11, 2020 The Chattanooga Interagency Council on Homelessness (CICH) approved Signal Centers as the lead agency to provide backbone support to CICH which includes guiding strategy, supporting aligned activities, establishing shared measurement, cultivating community engagement and ownership, advancing policy, and mobilizing resources. On April 1, 2020, the Director of Homeless Services was hired to lead the effort and provide leadership, support, and coordination to implement the CICH 2018 Action Plan and reduce homelessness in Chattanooga.