TRANSFORMING LIVES, STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY
The Northlake Homeless Coalition (NHC) strives to ensure that our region has one well-coordinated planning process that brings together many levels of local, state and federal agencies as well as public, private, faith-based, and non-profit organizations and concerned public. The NHC membership body works to house individuals and families, keep them in safe housing, and connect them with the supports that will help secure their long-term stability.
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WHAT IS THE NORTHLAKE HOMELESS COALITION?
The Northlake Homeless Coalition is a network of private and public service providers working together to end the ravages of homelessness in the southeast Louisiana Parishes of Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington. Our mission is to eliminate and thereafter prevent homelessness in this region. The objectives of the Coalition is to serve as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated Continuum of Care (CoC) for this region and align with HUD’s stated purpose of the CoC program to: provide a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts to quickly re-house individuals and families experiencing homelessness; promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs; and optimize self-sufficiency among persons experiencing homelessness.