The Homeless Impact Fund works collectively with public and private partners to build a system to reduce homelessness in Central Florida. Thanks to a $6 million investment from AdventHealth, over 339 of the most vulnerable citizens have found housing, healthcare, and mental health services, along with more than 70 families that have received employment assistance to help sustain their housing.
Thanks to a generous investment from the Walt Disney World Corporation to the Family Homeless Impact Fund at Central Florida Foundation, a pilot program successfully implemented a new approach to help create access for families experiencing homelessness to safe, affordable housing, childcare and job opportunities or education. Read the full report, including the challenges and triumphs, of building this new system that has proven successful. (Photo © Judy Watson Tracy)
Now that a new system for addressing homelessness has been established and proven, let’s ensure it continues. The Homeless Impact Endowment Fund provides a reliable source of funds for nonprofits working on the Housing First solution so it continues to grow and meet the needs of those experiencing homelessness. A one-time charitable contribution to the endowment goes on giving forever.
Connects residents of Warley Park, now and in the future, to housing, vocational training & employment, and resident-driven supportive services. Warley Park Apartments is the first project in a long-term plan to expand the Housing First model in Florida and provides the opportunity for future funding to create larger reach and broader impact of permanent supportive housing across the state.
The Housing the First 100 pilot program shows great success in the Central Florida region for housing the region’s most vulnerable citizens. Learn more about the program design and its successes in the report below. Click on the right side of the report to open it and use the arrows in the top right hand corner to zoom in and out.