News and Data
In the News
Churches United Apartment Complex Under Construction, Fargo Forum, March 5, 2017
New Life Center celebrates 110 Years, Fargo Forum, February 1, 2017
Project HART helps homeless veterans get back on their feet, Fargo Forum, February 3, 2017
Help the Sheltering Churches Project provide overflow shelter for adults
- Link to volunteer signup
- Refresher training for sheltering volunteers (This PowerPoint document has an audio track. Please play as a slide show and make sure your audio is enabled/turned up.)
- De-escalating tips for volunteers
United Way’s Vision for 2020 and 5 Bold Goals (VIDEO), announced March 25,2016
United Way’s Vision for 2020 and 5 Bold Goals (PDF), announced March 25, 2016
SOAR training is a vital skill for helping people with disabling conditions secure SSI benefits. SOAR training is an evidence-based best practice for all homeless service providers.
Housing Navigation Project - The FM Coalition was a facilitator for this great new program, funded by the United Way of Cass Clay.
National Stories and Actions
The Washington Post | Petula Dvorak,Thursday, May 12
Washington, D.C. - Stop for a moment and imagine a homeless person. Seeing a blanket? Raggedy pants? A panhandling cup? Are you begging that red light to hurry up and turn green? That's not the face of homelessness in the nation's capital anymore. For the first time since an annual census of the homeless began 15 years ago, homeless children and parents in the District outnumber single adults
Global Homeless Statistics 2016 Homeless World Cup. It's useful to understand homelessness from global as well as national and local perspectives.
Research and Data
2015 Wilder Survey of Homelessness in Fargo and Moorhead--administrative summary
The complete data set for the 2015 Wilder Survey of Homelessness in Fargo and Moorhead is available from the Coalition upon request.
Links to Information and Data About Homelessness
North Dakota Compass (Center for Social Policy Research, NDSU)
Research Publications of the ND State Data Center (archive, extensive listing and links to useful publications and data)
PATH (Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness)
SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Excellent resource for information on behavioral health and homelessness