Project Homeless Connect planned for April 15 in Fort Collins
Mar 24, 2022
More than 40 local nonprofits, government agencies and businesses will provide on-site services. Homeward Alliance, Outreach Fort Collins and Colorado State University Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement co-produce the event, with support from Bohemian Foundation, United Way of Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department. Kaiser Permanente is the presenting sponsor. Project Homeless Connect will include new services, including expanded health and wellness offerings, a legal-aid clinic hosted by the Colorado Poverty Law Project and driver-license services provided by DMV2GO. Returning services will include basic car inspection; bike repair; medical screenings; basic dental screenings for adults and children; eye exams; family photos; haircuts; housing information; veterans’ services; ID and legal services; employment services; counseling; government benefits; childcare; massages; toiletry packages; and doggie day care, pet health care and pet food. All services are free, and bilingual Spanish volunteers are available to assist attendees. Language Link services are available for languages other than English and Spanish. The event space is handicap-accessible. During the event, each participant is paired one-to-one with a volunteer who helps the participant navigate the variety of services available. For information on volunteering or attending, email firstname.lastname@example.org.