In Central Ohio, the number of people experiencing homelessness jumped nearly seven percent in 2018 over the previous year. 2,800 families sought emergency shelter that year.
We are focused on preventing homelessness by supporting organizations that help families and pregnant mothers in Franklin County who are at imminent risk of becoming homeless or those already in shelter and seeking rapid rehousing services.
We awarded grants to these organizations that help support homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing:
*Community Shelter Board is the collective impact organization that drives strategy, accountability, collaboration and resources to achieve the best outcomes for people facing homelessness in Franklin Count. This organization will provide other grantees with system leadership, training and technical assistance to help strengthen progress and outcomes.