Nakia Mathis and her family were displaced when their home was rented right from under them. Her story chronicles what it was like to suddenly be homeless.
Jasmine Fuller and her family suffered a devastating loss when a tornado toppled a tree onto her home killing her fiancé instantly. Suddenly, Jasmine and her 3 children were without a home.
MaryEllen, the director of Signal Centers Homeless Services talks about the do’s and don’ts and how Chattanooga can help directly supply goods to people in need.
The organization is established to convene a community forum of service providers, non-profit agency leaders, business leaders, funders, and other community stakeholders to plan, coordinate, implement, and monitor strategies to reduce and end homelessness in Chattanooga utilizing the strategies outlined in the Homelessness Action Plan that accelerate Chattanooga’s and Hamilton County’s response to homelessness.
The only way to end homelessness is with a home. Listen as Cassie ONeill and Mary Ellen Galloway, dive into conversation about partnerships within CICH as well as its plan to end homelessness in Chattanooga.
Step-Up is a California organization that addresses the need for permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness. One of its models is acquiring old motels and converting them into studio apartments. Here’s CEO and President of Step-Up, Todd Lipka