2019 Housing & Homelessness Events in Missouri
14: The Springfield CoC, in partnership with Missouri State University, releases its 2019 High Risk and Homeless Youth Report, 8 p.m., at Pagination Book Shop, 1150 E. Walnut, Springfield. The event will include shared experiences of youth homelessness by members of the Phoenix Youth Action Board, a subcommittee of the Ozarks Alliances to End Homelessness. Visit the Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness for more information.
27: Missouri Balance of State CoC Annual meeting: Hampton Inn & Suites, 1225 Fellows Place, Columbia, 65201. Contact the Balance of State Continuum of Care for more information.
24-25: DMH Regional Housing Conference, Springfield, September 24-25. More info will appear at the DMH Housing Web site.
27: Affordable Housing Coalition In-Person Meeting, Columbia Public Library, 1 pm. During our second in person working meeting, we will briefly explore various policy solutions and make final selections for which priorities this coalition will focus on in the 2020 legislative session. We will leave with a shared vision helping us reach our goal of a safe, accessible, and affordable home for everyone in Missouri. Please register here to attend.
30: HUD CoC Program consolidated applications due.
3: Hannibal Project Community Connect: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, Hannibal, MO
4: Northeast Missouri Project Community Connect. Contact Rebecca Williams for more information.
10-11: DMH Regional Housing Conference, St. Louis, October 11-12. More info will appear at the DMH Housing Web site.
18: Jefferson City Homeless Connect--event information at Facebook.
24: Jefferson County Project Homeless Connect: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Hillsboro Community Civic Club, 10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO, 63050.
25: Poplar Bluff Community Outreach Day: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Poplar Bluff. Call 573-778-4425 for more information.
27: Excelsior Springs Project Homeless Connect: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lewis Elementary, 501 Leavenworth, Excelsior Springs, MO, 64024. See the Facebook page for more information, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
29-30: DMH Regional Housing Conference, Central Missouri, October 29-30. More info will appear at the DMH Housing Web site.
1-30: Community Partnership’s Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness will launch its annual community education/awareness campaign, Every Action Counts, on November 1 in conjunction with Homeless Awareness Month. A number of partners and service providers in the Springfield community are opening their doors and offering opportunities for education, involvement and giving. The full calendar of events is available at the Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness Web site.
9: Empower Missouri annual conference, "Building Blocks for Missouri's Success," at Hickman High School, Columbia, MO. This year's conference will highlight food insecurity and evidence-based public policy solutions to hunger. For registration and more information, please visit the Empower Missouri Web site.
19-20: DMH Regional Housing Conference, Kansas City, November 19-20. More info will appear at the DMH Housing Web site.
20: HOPE Connection, 635 East St. Louis St. (Expo Center), Springfield. HOPE Connection is a one day, one-stop service site for the Ozarks’ homeless population to gain access to vital services. HOPE Connection expects to serve more than 650 homeless and poverty stricken individuals this year, connecting them with services from 70+ agencies including education, employment, healthcare, housing and more. HOPE Connection will again include a Veterans’ Stand Down, providing enhanced direct services for our area’s homeless veterans. More information here.