Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative

Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative PLEASE NOTE: THHI does not provide services or public assistance to individuals directly. Bringing
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Our purpose is to LEAD the Continuum of Care in COLLABORATION with agencies in order to develop and provide INNOVATIVE solutions to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in Tampa-Hillsborough County. This collaboration with a wide range of partners (homeless service providers, government officials, advocates, business and community leaders, and people who are homeless) engages and mobil

izes systems of care on a local, regional and national level to develop effective prevention and intervention services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. THHI performs several important functions to coordinate homeless services in the CoC which include:

-Leading and coordinating the CoC through system-wide planning and collaborations;
-Developing, coordinating, and monitoring new and existing housing and services programs to meet the needs of the homeless and/or at-risk population;
-Administering federal, state and local funding through contracts with social service agencies to deliver these services;
-Ensuring through monitoring that funds are efficiently and effectively utilized based on community performance data standards; and
-Coordinating the annual homeless count in Hillsborough County. Through these and other efforts, the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative works to:

-Strengthen the homeless crisis response system,
-Implement community wide, proven models of intervention,
-Utilize data and metrics to evaluate and improve program performance, and
-Promote community engagement

… all with the goal to reduce and end homelessness in Tampa and Hillsborough County.

IN OBSERVANCE OF THE HOLIDAY SEASONPlease be advised that the THHI office will be closed from Monday, December 25th to M...
12/21/2023

IN OBSERVANCE OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Please be advised that the THHI office will be closed from Monday, December 25th to Monday, January 1st, inclusive in observance of Christmas and New Year holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you need to get into contact with us, please leave us a voicemail at 813-223-6115 and we will return your call as soon as our office reopens.

We wish you a joyful holiday season!

11/22/2023
11/01/2023

Great turnout this morning !

In observance of Labor Day, our offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th,2023. We will resume normal business hou...
09/01/2023

In observance of Labor Day, our offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th,2023. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 5th.

Thank you for all your hard work!

Let's continue to forge ahead to make homelessness rare, brief, and nonrecurring!

Hillsborough County, Florida Government Emergency Shelters are opened on an “as-needed” basis.  The County operates 3 ty...
08/30/2023

Hillsborough County, Florida Government Emergency Shelters are opened on an “as-needed” basis.

The County operates 3 types of shelters during an emergency:

- General Population Emergency Shelters
- Pet Friendly Emergency Shelters
- Special Needs Shelters

For more info visit:

Official Website of Hillsborough County, Florida Government

08/30/2023

Hillsborough County is under a tornado watch until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Learn more on the signs of a tornado here: bit.ly/3YX3s1x

Uber Offers Free Round-Trip Rides to and from Shelters in Preparation of Hurricane Idalia Uber is offering free round-tr...
08/30/2023

Uber Offers Free Round-Trip Rides to and from Shelters in Preparation of Hurricane Idalia

Uber is offering free round-trip rides, up to $35 each way, to and from a state-approved evacuation shelter.

The promo code must be applied before requesting the ride for the discount to apply and cannot be combined with other promotions/discounts.

Below are the steps to add the promotion into the Uber app:
1 Open the Uber app
2 Tap “Account” on the bottom right
3 Tap “Wallet”
4 Scroll down to “+Add Promo Code”
5 Enter code IDALIARELIEF
6 Select any of the following state-approved shelters at:
floridadisaster.org/planprepare/shelters

The links provided are your local shelter information pages. The information may vary from county to county. Open shelters can be found on the shelter status page HERE

08/11/2023

Three centers open today through Sunday.

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Today, we held the June 2023 Tampa/Hillsborough County Continuum of Care (CoC) Meeting at Children's Board Family Resour...
06/01/2023

Today, we held the June 2023 Tampa/Hillsborough County Continuum of Care (CoC) Meeting at Children's Board Family Resource Centers. On the first Thursday of every month from 9:00 to 10:30AM, organizations and individuals committed to reducing and ending gather to develop & provide innovative solutions to make rare, brief and non-recurring in . To receive meeting notifications and other information from Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative please signup for our monthly newsletters here: https://shorturl.at/kKNW3

Today, Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative held the first Virtual Speed Leasing event of the year! During this event,...
05/31/2023

Today, Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative held the first Virtual Speed Leasing event of the year! During this event, individuals and families looking to obtain safe and are able to connect with landlords. 🏘

You can help your neighbors experiencing   by supporting the  /  Continuum of Care (CoC). 💚 Your support helps the CoC c...
05/30/2023

You can help your neighbors experiencing by supporting the / Continuum of Care (CoC). 💚 Your support helps the CoC continue its work to implement community-developed plans to maintain and expand and services needed by our most vulnerable neighbors. Vist www.thhi.org for more information.

To all   and active service members, we wish you a great   Our office is closed today. We will resume normal hours tomor...
05/29/2023

To all and active service members, we wish you a great Our office is closed today. We will resume normal hours tomorrow.

  impacts the quality of life for everyone in our community. Be a part of the solution, today, by helping individuals an...
05/25/2023

impacts the quality of life for everyone in our community. Be a part of the solution, today, by helping individuals and families with significant housing barriers obtain safe and affordable housing. Donations can be made at www.thhi.org.

05/23/2023

A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for 95,000 South-Central Hillsborough County water customers. The water in the area dropped in pressure and it is recommended that residents and businesses boil tap water before consumption to exercise caution.

More info and map of affected area here: https://bit.ly/420TCLV

To all the moms, have a wonderful   celebration! 💛
05/12/2023

To all the moms, have a wonderful celebration! 💛

Special thanks to Hillsborough County, Florida Government Commissioner Gwen Myers for always sharing her town hall platf...
05/10/2023

Special thanks to Hillsborough County, Florida Government Commissioner Gwen Myers for always sharing her town hall platform with Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative. During last nights town hall meeting, community members of , , , and learned of all the current and upcoming resources that will be available to individuals and families experiencing .

  is all about recognizing foster parents, families, volunteers, mentors and child welfare advocates who work together t...
05/08/2023

is all about recognizing foster parents, families, volunteers, mentors and child welfare advocates who work together to protect and support the children in City of Tampa Hillsborough County, Florida Government 💙

Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative 's spec-taco-lar   celebration was a blast. Today we commemorate the   between Me...
05/05/2023

Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative 's spec-taco-lar celebration was a blast. Today we commemorate the between Mexico and France. The importance of having your own land is something we can relate to as we work tirelessly to ensure everyone in our community has a place to call home. 🥑🌮🎉🎻🪗

Hillsborough County, Florida Government and City of Tampa  residents experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional changes c...
05/03/2023

Hillsborough County, Florida Government and City of Tampa residents experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional changes can seek help from a variety of resources that are available for families and persons experiencing issues. Here is a list of resources 💚

For   we want to remind you that the best way out is through. Remember that your mental health is a priority. Your inner...
05/01/2023

For we want to remind you that the best way out is through. Remember that your mental health is a priority. Your inner peace is essential and your self-care is a necessity. 💚

05/01/2023

Congratulations Crisis Center of Tampa Bay 🎉👏👍

Today, Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative CEO, Antoinette Hayes-Triplett, witnessed the wonderful partnership betwee...
04/20/2023

Today, Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative CEO, Antoinette Hayes-Triplett, witnessed the wonderful partnership between City of Tampa and Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg at the unveiling of the new "Hope Cottages" at Tampa HOPE. Our community is grateful for another resource that provides a safe place to live for individuals who are working toward regaining stability. 👍👏🎉 To learn more about Tampa Hope visit, https://lnkd.in/eN8MRcqr

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04/20/2023

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So excited to be hosting our first Statewide Legal Services Conference. 31 DV centers, 6 civil legal aid organizations and 90 attorneys from around the state are joining us for two days of learning and fellowship.

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PLEASE NOTE: THHI does not provide services or public assistance to individuals directly.

THHI serves as the lead entity for Hillsborough County’s Continuum of Care, and assists organizations and agencies within Hillsborough County’s Continuum of Care by assisting to administer federal, state and local funding through contracts with social service agencies.

Our purpose is to LEAD the Continuum of Care in COLLABORATION with agencies in order to develop and provide INNOVATIVE solutions to reduce and end homelessness in Tampa-Hillsborough County. This collaboration with a wide range of partners (homeless service providers, government officials, advocates, business and community leaders, and people who are homeless) engages and mobilizes systems of care on a local, regional and national level to develop effective prevention and intervention services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. THHI performs several important functions to coordinate homeless services in the CoC which include: -Leading and coordinating the CoC through system-wide planning and collaborations; -Developing, coordinating, and monitoring new and existing housing and services programs to meet the needs of the homeless and/or at-risk population; -Administering federal, state and local funding through contracts with social service agencies to deliver these services; -Ensuring through monitoring that funds are efficiently and effectively utilized based on community performance data standards; and -Coordinating the annual homeless count in Hillsborough County. Through these and other efforts, the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative works to: -Strengthen the homeless crisis response system, -Implement community wide, proven models of intervention, -Utilize data and metrics to evaluate and improve program performance, and -Promote community engagement … all with the goal to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in Tampa-Hillsborough County.