Most Homelessness Work is Done Regionally
See what is happening in Weld County, in Colorado, and nationwide.
Weld’s Way Home
Weld’s Way Home is an initiative to address and prevent homelessness in Weld County.
Led and hosted by United Way of Weld County (UWWC), it streamlines homelessness response and homelessness prevention systems. It doesn’t work directly with clients experiencing homelessness. Instead, Weld’s Way Home utilizes UWWC’s community capacity to support Weld County service providers by maximizing resources already dedicated to homelessness in Weld County, involving neighbors in supporting each other in times of need, and uniting Weld County for lasting change
1 in 10 young adults has been homeless over the past year, survey finds
Catholic Charities provides permanent housing for 47 households
Weld County tops the list of home unaffordability
Greeley handles homelessness in the right way
Catholic Charities builds supportive housing
Greeley faces lack of housing stock
Weld County’s homelessness isn’t on the streets
2017 Point-in-Time Count report for Weld County
Northern Colorado Continuum of Care
Weld and Larimer County
Representatives Weld and Larimer Counties that work with individuals experiencing homelessness make up the Norther Colorado Continuum of Care. A Continuum of Care is a regional or local planning body that coordinates housing and services funding for homeless families and individuals. Since many individuals experiencing homelessness have connections throughout the region, it is essential that service providers work collectively to end homelessness.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (Commonly known as HUD) is a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United States federal government. Although its beginnings were in the House and Home Financing Agency, it was founded as a Cabinet department in 1965, as part of the “Great Society” program of President Lyndon Johnson, to develop and execute policies on housing and metropolises.