Dear Elected Leaders and Community Members,
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, Inc. (IFC) recently proposed an update to the Community House Good Neighbor Plan (GNP) to address Orange County's pressing need for low-barrier, housing-focused shelter. This model is nationally proven to be more effe…
The Unity Center of Peace is hosting the 3rd annual Run 4 Peace to benefit IFC's HomeStart shelter for women and families. The family-friendly run/walk has been rescheduled for October 6, due to Hurricane Florence. You can still register!
Project Connect is a one-day, one-stop event that connects people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness with a broad range of short and long-term services.
IFC Food Pantry/Admin Offices are CLOSED.
Shelters REMAIN OPEN.
Community Kitchen TBD, pending assessment.
--Community House / HomeStart shelters are OPEN.
--Community Kitchen will assess ability to open in the morning.
--Food Pantry / Administrative offices will CLOSE, so staff can focus energy on the shelters and kitchen.
In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, the September 13 Good Neighbor Plan meeting is CANCELLED.
We hope to see you at the next meeting on Monday, September 24 from 6-7:30 pm at United Church of Chapel Hill.
We wish you all the best during the next few days and hope you and yours …
Thank you to so many of you who have already brought supplies or reached out to offer support to IFC members and residents now and in the coming days. As always, the shelters will remain open, and the latest information on openings/closings at other IFC locations will be available on our website and via Facebook and Twitter.
You're invited to a Community Meeting Series regarding IFC's Community House shelter for men, nationally recognized best practices to end homelessness, and proposed updates to our Good Neighbor Plan.
Fact: In 2018, 28% or 3,432 children in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District are food insecure.
Community Solution: IFC is working with a number of public and private partners to make sure that kids in our community don't go hungry this summer.
You can help.
IFC is seeking changes to Community House's Good Neighbor Plan in order to address an identified gap in Orange County's local homeless services system and bring the shelter in line with nationally recognized best practices. To learn more, please continue reading.