Homeless Person is One Too Many . . .
The Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau
County, Florida, brings together more than 100 agencies, organizations
and individuals working together to prevent homelessness
and improve conditions for those experiencing homelessness.
Get to know the
people we serve in our community
Our newest program, the Day Drop-in Center, is now open! Visit our Programs and Services page for more information.
Did you know ...
94 adults and 129 children (according to the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless school children) were identified as
homeless in Nassau County during the national one-day count in
The county has only one homeless shelter
and it is continually full.
In rural areas such as ours,
families, single mothers and children are the fastest growing group of
Veterans make up nearly 25% of the adult
homeless population in our county.
Nationally, 43% of children living with
homeless parents are under the age of 6. Within 2-4 years of
exiting foster care, 25% of foster children become homeless.
The major cause of
homelessness is the lack of affordable housing and lack of
What you can do .
Volunteer time and talent to Coalition
Come to a
We meet on
the third Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in room 201, St.
Peter's Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina
- The Coalition is an all-volunteer organization.
We have no office or paid staff. Instead, we choose to focus our
funds on programs that address basic needs.
The Coalition is a 501(c)(3)
- Join the Coalition;
Send $25.00 for membership dues or a
contribution to the address below:
Coalition for the Homeless
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
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