Our Coalition's Accomplishments
Obtained to increase shelter employees’ salaries to solve retention issues.
Awarded for a pilot study, bringing mental health and substance abuse services, plus additional training onsite at shelters.
For shelter staff training, obtained from the state
of New Jersey.
In COVID mitigation funds secured to improve public health among NJ residents experiencing homelessness and poverty related to COVID and other communicable diseases.
Negotiated for assigned advocates to assist people experiencing homelessness when they go to Welfare offices.
Contributed to policies at New Jersey's Deparments of Community Affairs, Education, and Health.
Homelessness Trust Funds - Increased the nunber of counties that have them and created related materials.
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Individuals with lived experience of homelessness graduated from our Garden State Leaders program.
Group discounts for shelters for insurance, financial services and purchases of furniture, linens, vehicles and more.
Obtaining shelters access to pro bono professional services, human resources, employment attorneys, technology consultants and coaching services.
Vibrant Inter-Shelter Forum developed for sharing ideas, training, support, and building morale, with the clout to make change.
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