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Serving those who serve the homeless.

Preventing and ending homelessness through collaboration and coordination.

The Homeless Planning Council of Delaware is an independent statewide non-profit that works to strengthen the support system for people who are homeless. Through collaboration with stakeholders, data collection, and coordination of funding, the HPC of DE strives to create a shared vision to remedy homelessness in Delaware.

Ending Discrimination for Delaware's Homeless

Persons experiencing homelessness in Delaware are often discriminated against. Join our advocacy efforts, sign our petition, and demand an end to discriminatory practices.


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Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

It is our responsibility as residents of Delaware to address the causes of-and develop solutions to-the issue of homelessness in our State. Please view Delaware's Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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In May 2009, President Obama signed into law the HEARTH Act, which reauthorized the McKinney-Vento Act.  The act lays out the basic changes to homeless assistance systems in communities.  HUD has since released regulations (http://hudhre.info/hearth/index.cfm)


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Featured Resource

Delaware Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition FY 2014 - Award Announcement

View Delaware Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition FY 2014 - Award Announcement

February 2015 Rapid Re-Housing Training Materials

Download February 2015 Rapid Re-Housing Training: Policies Example Document

Download February 2015 Rapid Re-Housing Training: Power Point Presentation

Code Purple Shelters: How to Help Our Homeless Neighbors as they contend with Winter Weather


DE-500 CoC Application: 2014


DE-500 CoC Project Ranking: FY2014


Delaware Homeless System Program Models


2014 Delaware Statewide CoC Point in Time Data


Delaware’s Plan To Prevent and End Homelessness


2013 Point-in-Time Homeless Report


Final Rule on the Definition of Homeless

Download Tips and Resources on the New Homeless Definition

View HEARTH Act: Homeless Definition Final Rule

White Paper: Ending Discrimination for Delaware’s Homeless


Glossary of Terms

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