To learn more about community partners who are working to end chronic homelessness and for more information on homeless prevention services and providers in Guilford County, please visit Partners Ending Homelessness.
People may experience homelessness for a variety of reasons. That's why nonprofit agencies, governments, and concerned individuals work together as community partners in Guilford County to reduce or eliminate homelessness. If you need assistance, please call United Way’s 211 telephone referral line to see what services are available (just dial 2-1-1).
The Planning and Community Development Department administers funding for nonprofit agencies to provide homelessness prevention services, which are funded annually from local and federal grant sources. Qualified agencies help those who are homeless or at great risk of being homeless find or keep safe housing. Partners Ending Homelessness serves as a Project Sponsor to provide administrative services for City-funded annual homelessness prevention service contracts.
In 2007, Greensboro, High Point, and Guilford County leaders supported the implementation of a Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness. The nonprofit agency, Partners Ending Homelessness, is responsible for facilitating the implementation of the Plan. Partners Ending Homelessness was selected by Guilford County service providers as the lead agency to manage the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Annual Competitive Continuum of Care Grant of approximately $1.5 million dollars.